Table Setting, a Creative Commons Attribution (2.0) image from Tracy Hunter’s photostream

The Youth, Parents & Partners for Youth Achievement Dinner is a formal event program open to all youth (grades 8 to 12), their families, faith friends, youth advocates, school teachers, and leaders from the community, corporate, government, non-profit, and faith spheres. It’s the second annual event from “Youth Engaged for Success.” Please join them as they build up our region’s youth and build towards a diverse, peaceful and sustainable region.

The dinner will be held on Tuesday, December 11th at 5:30 PM at Tana Ethiopian Cuisine Restaurant in East Liberty (5929 Baum Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15206). Please RSVP to Kent Bay via email StandUpNowNetwork@gmail.com or by calling 412-758-3909 by Friday, December 7th. (Groups need to RSVP by November 30th). There is no cost for the first 10 youth who RSVP in advance with proof of low / moderate income verification.

Screen shot of 2011 Youth, Parents & Partners for Youth Achievement Dinner courtesy of Stand Up Now Network Channel video.

This will be a wonderful opportunity to engage, support and mentor youth in our city!

For more information about this event, please see their Facebook page here and the event flyer here. They can also use volunteers and presenters for the dinner. You can also view a video which highlights last year’s event below. Presenters at that 2011 dinner included Bill Peduto, Pittsburgh City Council; Esther Bush, Urban League; William Caye, District Attorney Southwestern PA; Andrew Cheeseboro, Small Seeds Development; Evans-Palmisano, RN; and LaShon Jackson, Pgh Tissue Engineering Initiative.