FPYN Stuff

Posted on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 by fpynstudents
This is an update about FPYN (Frontline Partners with Youth Network) - about what has happened since FPYN announced that part of it was dying. It’s a pretty long letter, so we have summarized it in a couple of paragraphs at the beginning for those who don’t have time to read the whole thing. We...
Posted on Thursday, May 22, 2014 by yumihotta
It’s not the youth, it’s not the work that burns us out. It’s the systems. It’s the oppression. It’s the lack of appreciation, safety, and support to do the work that we know in our bones is so critical in making a difference in the world.
Posted on Monday, April 28, 2014 by yumihotta
Dear FPYN family,
Posted on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 by fpynstudents
February 2014
Posted on Monday, March 17, 2014 by yumihotta
Hi Keli and everyone at fpyn,
Posted on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 by yumihotta
Guys, forget the guilt, sadness, anger, etc.  You only have to ever be ashamed if you do not do your job as best as you can.   If you truly believe in something, you will find a way to make it happen no matter what.  Sometimes you have to go around the mountain rather than trying to go through it....
Posted on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 by yumihotta
Hello to everyone at and part of FPYN:
Posted on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 by yumihotta
thank you people behind fpyn for the work you've done, the work you do, and the work you'll inevitably do in the future. i was a frontline youth worker for three years...your emails (and eventually website) helped me understand i wasn't alone in the challenges and rewards that come with doing this...
Posted on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 by yumihotta
Listen to that song Have some final Lights Out Events to stir the ashes + kindle the next fire Draw up distinguished high leverage guest list…. Think FPYN is and was very important and that we should think about how to keep the Impulse Alive like a flame being kindled and held until it can catch...
Posted on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 by yumihotta
I just wanted to express my sadness with the ending of FPYN. FPYN has been a great resource for me and my colleagues over here at Jane-Finch.com. I want to wish everyone at FPYN the best success in the future and I hope to see your fantastic work live on. Thank you for everything that you guys do...