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YOTO liaisons from Santa Rita High School and Eastpointe High School share some of the highlights from the past school year

Youth On Their Own’s dedicated school liaisons are truly the backbone of our organization! During the school year, these committed volunteers work hard to identify and advocate on behalf of YOTO students while also building trusting, supportive relationships. Liaisons stay in touch with YOTO’s Program Coordinators to keep students updated on any changes to our [...]

2021-06-04T14:08:19-07:00June 4th, 2021|

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|
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