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YCC News and Events

Parents-Professional Advocacy League (PPAL) Conference, 2017

Event: PPAL Annual Conference, May 2017

Focus: mental health advocacy for children; bi-polar disorder; eating disorders, social media/ safe practices

Rutgers Knight
Rutgers Scarlet Knight Mascot on Campus Green

Event: Annual Rutgers’ Day and Tour, April, 2017

Focus: Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ community, regular and transfer admissions, honors college 

Hip Hop Civics ED
HGSE Alumni of Color Conference

Event: Harvard Graduate School of Education Alumni Student of Color Conference, 2017

Focus: Challenges of diversity in the US education system, research, solutions, special needs, social justice

Gutman Library
HGSE Gutman Library

Events: Student Alumni Mentoring Initiative Volunteer since 2012, Harvard Public Interested Conference, 2017

Focus: Presentations and workshops on careers and internships in the public sector

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UMASS/Lowell Main Campus

Event: UMASS/Lowell Campus Tour, November, 2016

Focus: Campus tour, library, student center, community

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Rosie’s Place/Artisan Craft Fair

Event: Rosie’s Place/Artisan Craft Fair, Lexington, MA, December, 2016

Focus: Support Rosie’s Place (Boston-based Women’s Shelter Donation/Collection) and local artisans’ fair, community service internships

YCC Living and Learning Video Channel


Get College Coaching Tips, Keep Up With Key Trends in Education

In association with CCTV, Inc. (Concord-Carlisle TV), Youth College Connections produces Living and Learning, a community access TV channel focused on key topics in human development and life long learning. Karen Kugel, YCC director and program host, offers insights, engaging interviews on a wide range of subjects including college admissions, campus life, behavioral health, wellness, and career-building skills, and more. This program is aired on the regular weekly schedule and “on demand” on the Concord-Carlisle Community Access and Education Channels at You can also tune in to episodes on YouTube (as The YCC Living and Learning Channel).


Want some tips on doing the college search? Here’s a link to the episode “How To Make the Most Out of a College Visit.”


How to Make the Most Out of a College Visit


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Stay tuned by subscribing to the channel. You’ll get alerts on new episodes. Plus, keep an eye out this fall for the start of our new season, with engaging topics on college admissions, finding internships, and career strategies.