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CEO Elizabeth Slater discusses how YOTO is tearing down barriers to high school graduation in recent Great.com podcast

Youth On Their Own (YOTO) CEO Elizabeth Slater recently chatted with Great.com host Emil Ekvardt about YOTO as part of their 'Great.com Talks With...' podcast. This series is an antidote to negative news stories that aims to shed light on organizations and experts whose work is making a positive impact on the world. Click here [...]

2021-05-05T14:05:03-07:00May 5th, 2021|

YOTO Welcomes Four New Board Members!

Youth On Their Own is delighted to welcome four new members to our Board of Directors. Each of these outstanding leaders will serve for a minimum of three years to help YOTO chart its path through the pandemic and beyond. Please help us welcome the newest members of YOTO’s governing body: Enrique Aldana was born [...]

2021-01-29T15:08:48-07:00January 29th, 2021|

YOTO announces $238,000 in Survivor’s Grant payments to YOTO students and alumni

In partnership with the City of Tucson’s Mayor and Council, YOTO is thrilled to share that we have provided hundreds of direct financial payments to YOTO students and alumni who are survivors of domestic violence and are experiencing financial hardships due to COVID-19. In November and December of 2020, YOTO distributed $238,000 in direct cash [...]

2021-01-26T12:23:20-07:00January 26th, 2021|

Check out our first ever YOTO Family Cookbook!

With the holiday season upon us, we’re so excited to share with you – our Youth On Their Own Family – our very first YOTO Family Cookbook! This book is truly a labor of love and is filled with recipes contributed by YOTO staff, volunteers, board members, and supporters. You’ll find a variety of dishes [...]

2020-12-21T14:33:10-07:00December 21st, 2020|

Help Homeless Youth Graduate!

Youth On Their Own - or YOTO, as it's informally called - has been helping youth experiencing homelessness in Pima County graduate from high school since 1986. Founded locally to address the dropout rate of homeless Tucson youth, YOTO continues to serve up to 2,000 young people in our community each year. Moreover, YOTO not [...]

2020-10-12T16:26:49-07:00October 12th, 2020|

An Update from YOTO’s CEO Elizabeth Slater

Dear YOTO Family, Elizabeth Slater, YOTO CEO Every few years, Youth On Their Own begins a new strategic plan cycle. In July we kicked off our 2021-2024 Strategic Plan! This page contains a short summary of what we hope to accomplish in the coming years and how we'll do it. For anyone interested [...]

2020-09-30T11:46:38-07:00September 30th, 2020|
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