The Ferguson Youth Initiative (FYI) is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization serving the youth of the Ferguson community by encouraging them and engaging them as active members of the community, developing programs as needed, and further communicating and partnering with existing community youth programs.
Contact info if you have any questions or want additional information.
106 Church Street
Ferguson, MO 63135
Making a Difference – Since FYI started, volunteers and organizers have worked diligently to engage youth and increase youth their involvement in community programs and activities. FYI worked with Ferguson City Staff to implement the Ferguson Youth Advisory Board as well as organize activities for youth.
Strategic Plan – On Saturday January 12th, 18 supporters spent their Saturday morning discussing possible visions for the future of FYI during a Strategic Planning Session. Visions ranged from recreation programs to a youth center to a youth poetry slam to youth campaign to bring a frozen yogurt shop to Ferguson. To see some of the highlights, click here. We continue to need community support. To help, please contact email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Child Abuse Prevention Statement: As a youth-serving organization, the Ferguson Youth Initiative (FYI) considers the safety and wellbeing of the youth in our programs a top priority, and we strive to put safety first with our programming and policies. Our organization prohibits bullying, abuse, or other violence and we strive to proactively address reports of this type of conduct, even if it means that someone will be embarrassed or upset. We want to hear about problems or concerns, and we will strive to act on them in a fair, balanced way in accordance with our policies.