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YSQC is always looking for new membership organizations and professionals to join us. We strongly believe that when we are all working together with a shared vision, we can build momentum to impact the lives of young people.

We hold monthly meetings that allow our members an opportunity to come together, hear how other organizations are impacting youth, network on new initiatives and learn new skills and information to grow us as professionals.

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Youth Services Quality Council of Rochester and Monroe County, NY

About Us YSQC provides a forum for youth service providers to collaborate on new ways to do business to ensure coordination of services, maximization, of resources, and quality service delivery to youth and families. Members come together to implement a change process committed to continuous quality improvement and consumer life-long independence and self-sufficiency. Our Purpose YSQC is based in Monroe County and made up of various community organizations that come together to see youth thrive. Our goal is to find innovative ways to collaborate with one another, join forces to advance our organizational mission and create opportunities to learn new skills and as professionals who work with youth.
Youth Services Quality Council of Rochester and Monroe County, NY
Youth Services Quality Council of Rochester and Monroe County, NY
Meet a NASA Engineer and Try Out Computer Coding!

Ontario County 4-H is excited to announce that we are hosting cool STEM opportunity to be held virtually using the Zoom platform on January 20th at 7:00pm. In this Zoom class, you will get to meet Timothy Canham, Senior Software Engineer at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. His most recent project is the Perseverance Mars Rover that was launched July 30th, 2020 and is scheduled to land on Mars on February 18th. He will be talking about the rover and also answering YOUR questions live on this Zoom class. After talking with Tim Canham from NASA, Rebekah Bagley, engineer at Collins Aerospace, will be leading us in an activity where we will use computer coding to make our own Mars Rover move according to our commands us Scratch.

Both Bagley and Canham are Finger Lakes natives and are excited to work with local youth to spark interest in STEM. This event is a great opportunity for youth to learn more about space exploration that is taking place right now as NASA explores the planet of Mars, will introduce youth to free educational tools that will allow them to learn about computer programming, and concludes with more information about how youth can continue to grow and explore in this project area.

These activities are ideal for youth ages 8-14, but the whole family is welcome to participate together! This specific opportunity is open to both 4-H and non 4-H youth. Please email Sarah Wilhelm at sab423@cornell.edu if you have any questions. Please register before January 19th using this link: https://cornell.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1ZhT5oWmpEpf66h
Youth Services Quality Council of Rochester and Monroe County, NY
Youth Services Quality Council of Rochester and Monroe County, NY
Information about our first phase of 2021 food distributions (Jan. 8-15) is now available on our website.

Visit https://foodlinkny.org/distributions to learn more and register for Monroe County sites. Registrants are limited to ONE distribution during this period ... thank you.
Youth Services Quality Council of Rochester and Monroe County, NY
Youth Services Quality Council of Rochester and Monroe County, NY
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Youth Services Quality Council of Rochester and Monroe County, NY
Youth Services Quality Council of Rochester and Monroe County, NY
Join PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs (SRL), in partnership with WORLD Channel, to hear from young people about what their hopes and expectations are for the new presidential administration.

The virtual special will feature host Amna Nawaz, senior national correspondent and primary substitute anchor for the PBS NewsHour. Special guests will include:
◾ Yamiche Alcindor, PBS NewsHour, White House Correspondent
◾ PBS NewsHour Gwen Ifill Legacy Fellows
◾ Newly-elected young officials
◾ Student reporters
◾ Teen Fact Checkers from Poynter’s MediaWise program

The free, interactive event will also include discussions about the challenges facing Americans during the new year and solutions for finding reliable and accurate information online.

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/we-the-young-people-teen-inauguration-special-registration-134406861541?aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing&utm-campaign=social&utm-medium=discovery&utm-content=attendeeshare
Youth Services Quality Council of Rochester and Monroe County, NY
Youth Services Quality Council of Rochester and Monroe County, NY
Registration is open for Action for a Better Community, Inc.'s Virtual Signature Conference Series.

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P.O. Box 30273

Rochester, NY 14603

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