FYI Appreciation Event

FYI Appreciation Event
On July 28, FYI and HOK recognized the Ferguson Youth Advisory Board graduating seniors, a retiring Ferguson Police Officer, and the sponsors and supporters of the recent Backbay and Lounge transformation.  Here is the handout. Completed in early 2016, this former firehouse was revamped to fit the needs of a growing youth center. Updates to [...]

Get Ready for Spot 394 in July

Get Ready for Spot 394 in July
We are gearing up for Spot 394! Bring your bestie for free food and tons of fun. Join us at UMSL’s Recreation and Wellness Center on July 15th. Play basketball, sit and chill, join in on a craft, play a game and eat. Don’t miss out on this awesome event!  

THE FERGUSON YOUTH ADVISORY BOARD WAN...

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What Is The Youth Advisory Board About? The city created a Youth Advisory Board to facilitate the involvement of young people in government processes in order to receive a youth perspective on issues which affect the city as a whole. Through the board, the city additionally seeks to empower youth to participate in improving their quality of [...]

Congrats to the Earn-a-Computer Gradu...

Congrats to the Earn-a-Computer Graduates
The start of summer for FYI also meant the beginning of the Earn-a-Computer classes. During the month of June, the Ferguson Youth Initiative hosted two classes of youth for this program. The six week course taught internet safety, the beginnings of word processing and computer programming and learning how to develop presentations. At the end [...]

Learn to Play Bass Guitar on Thursday...

Learn to Play Bass Guitar on Thursday at Drop In
Teens come learn how to play the bass at Drop In this Thursday from 3:30pm-7pm. We know you’ve heard of these legendary bassists, Paul McCarthy of the Beatles, Verdine White of Earth Wind and Fire and Bootsy Collins. Come see what playing the bass in all about! https://www.facebook.com/FergusonYouthInitiative/

Summer Reading Challenge at Ferguson ...

Summer Reading Challenge at Ferguson Municipal Library
FYI and the Ferguson Municipal Library are teaming up during Drop-In Wednesdays for a teen book challenge from 1:00-2:00pm. Teens are encouraged to bring their favorite book and a friend. Join in in the fun today at 110 Church St. Ferguson, MO 63135 in the student lounge area and “Let’s Talk Books”!