2ND ANNUAL Y Achievers Awards


February 28, 2019

August Wilson Center

980 Liberty Ave Pittsburgh, PA 1522

11:30 AM Networking Lunch

12:15 PM Awards Program


About David J. Johns:

David J. Johns is known for his passion, public policy acumen and fierce advocacy for youth. He is an enthusiast about equity—leveraging his time, talent and treasures to address the needs of individuals and communities often neglected and ignored. A recognized thought leader and social justice champion. In September 2017, David became the Executive Director of the National Black Justice Coalition, a civil rights organization, that works to end racism, homophobia, and LGBTQ bias and stigma.


Program Overview:

The Y Achievers program of the YMCA of the USA is an academic achievement/career development initiative purposed to help teens set and pursue high educational and career goals, resulting in graduation and acceptance to an institution of higher learning.

At the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh, Y ACHIEVERS expands on this goal by providing developmentally based, extracurricular team mentorship and workshop activities, designed to give youth the tools they need to succeed in college and beyond.


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