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Welcome Readers!

 

Welcome to the Venturer Voice! The official blog of United Way Youth Venture.

Hi! Welcome to the Venturer Voice Blog! This is a blog primarily written by Katelyn Murphy, an intern at UWYV, as well as a Venturer at Oakmont Regional High School. Kristi Maloney, our UWYV Outreach Specialist will contribute stories as well.

They look forward to bringing you stories of Venture Teams, world problems, and updates about UWYV. Make sure to stop by every week for consistent updates by a Venturer for Venturers (and UWYV fans, too!)!

If you or someone you know has a topic or a team you would like to hear about, or if YOU would like to contribute something to the blog, please contact Katelyn at kmurphy40@mwcc.mass.edu.


Spotlight on Sky View’s UWYV Champion Sharyn Tomasso

What does our UWYV Champion (who happens to be an extrovert) do during this time of social distancing? She continues to make friends and collaborate with those new friends to support our community in this time of need. Who is the Changemaker that I am I talking about? It’s our Sky View Middle School Champion […]

Spotlight on McKay’s UWYV Champion Sarah Carnabucci

Fun fact! Did you know that our UWYV Champion at McKay swam with sharks? I am finding out our Champions are inspiring in unexpected ways! Learn more about her in this interview with McKay Arts Academy Middle School’s UWYV Champion, Sarah Carnabucci. She shares those shark pics, talks about her journey as a Champion, and […]

Spotlight On Samoset’s Youth Venture Champion Francine Meigs

As we continue to practice social distancing during the COVID-19 Pandemic, I am reaching out to a few of our Youth Venture Champions to see how and what they are doing. The following is my interview with Samoset Middle School’s Youth Venture Champion, Francine Meigs. Spotlight On Samoset’s Youth Venture Champion Francine Meigs How long […]

Longsjo Youth Venture Team Pays It Forward

Organizing, cleaning, baking, reading, blogging and if I am being honest, playing games on my phone – a lot. These are the things that I am filling my days with. I am home, just like many of you who are reading this, due to the Covid-19 emergency in Massachusetts. I often think about my Youth […]

Expect Great Things from This Samoset Youth Venture Team

Youth Venture was buzzing along as usual at Samoset. In the blink of an eye, we went from our first day together on October 18, 2019, to my most recent visit on March 6, 2020, when teams were gearing up for the Spring Showcase.  Covid-19 Causes School Closures Then, just like that, everything came to […]