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YPG CARES: Housing Works Open Air Street Fair

YPG CARES: Housing Works Open Air Street Fair
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The Open Air Street Fair is Housing Works’ daylong block party and shopping bazaar along Crosby St., between Houston and Prince St. If you’d like to spend a fun late-spring day helping out a fantastic cause alongside fellow book lovers, all while listening to music put on by local bands and enjoying great snacks...
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YPG Cares: Project Cicero

YPG Cares: Project Cicero
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Volunteer with Project Cicero and help put books straight into the hands of New York City teachers and librarians!  Project Cicero is a fantastic organization that, to date, has placed two million books into more than 11,000 classrooms and school libraries reaching over 500,000 children in under-resourced schools in New York City. Volunteers can help out...
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YPG Cares: Gift Wrap Party

YPG Cares: Gift Wrap Party
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On the evening of December 8th, the New York City chapter of our fellow publishing the WNBA came together with members of Young to Publishing Group at the AAP offices to wrap books to be donated to homeless families in upstate New York. A team of twenty, including nine WNBA-NYC members, went through ten rolls...
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YPGCares’ Holiday Book Drive and Gift Wrapping Party

YPGCares’ Holiday Book Drive and Gift Wrapping Party
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In the spirit of giving, YPG Cares is collaborating with the Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) and Family Promise of the Capital Region to host a fun book drive and book-wrapping party on Thursday, December 8th. The Women’s National Book Association was established in 1917 and was founded on the idea that books have...
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YPG CARES: Volunteer for the 30th Annual Goddard Riverside Community Center Book Fair

YPG CARES: Volunteer for the 30th Annual Goddard Riverside Community Center Book Fair
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This is our fifth year partnering with Goddard Riverside Community Center, and YPG Cares is thrilled to be a part of the 30th Annual Book Fair! There are several opportunities to volunteer. Goddard needs volunteers who can spend a day helping unpack and sort books (great workout!), and they also need volunteers to sell...
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YPG CARES: New York Cares Day for Schools 2016

YPG CARES: New York Cares Day for Schools 2016
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  Young to Publishing has participated in NYCares Day for Schools every fall for many years. This is a great opportunity to dip your toe in the wonderful world of volunteering here in New York City. NYCares Day will take place on Saturday, October 22nd. This year we are paired with a great school...
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Join the YPG Cares Planning Committee at Our Next Meeting!

Join the YPG Cares Planning Committee at Our Next Meeting!
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  Please join the YPG Cares Planning Committee at our next meeting onTuesday, September 6th at the AAP Office (71 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor) at 6:15 PM to get involved with planning and programming for YPG Cares! YPG Cares was formed in support of the YPG mission to give entry-level employees a chance to build...
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Poets House Summer Showcase Reading Series

Poets House Summer Showcase Reading Series
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The Showcase Reading Series features readings from established and emerging poets with books featured in the Summer Showcase Exhibition. 2-3 Volunteers are needed Thursdays, July 21, July 28 and/or August 4 starting at 7pm. Expected duties may be admission, chair set-up, chair break-down post-event, reception set-up, reception break-down, book sales, ushering and any other needs that arise. Click here to RSVP, and sign...
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24th Annual Poets House Poetry Publication Showcase Opening Reception

24th Annual Poets House Poetry Publication Showcase Opening Reception
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              Volunteers are needed for the Poets House Poetry Publication Showcase Opening Reception. Poets House is hosting a reception to kick off their Summer Showcase, a free exhibit featuring all of the new poetry books and poetry-related texts published in the United States in a single year from...
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YPG Cares Volunteers Needed for Books Behind Bars

YPG Cares Volunteers Needed for Books Behind Bars
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Books Through Bars (http://booksthroughbarsnyc.org/wp/) is an ongoing all-volunteer-run group that sends free, donated books to incarcerated people across the nation. They mail book packages to individuals rather than prison libraries and book collection is donated by members of the community. Sign up for any Sunday or Monday shift (and bring a friend if you...
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