March 2014
Splatter Wall Painting
Thursday, March 27th from 6 - 9 pm.
Dress in your Painting Clothes because we will be splatter painting a wall in the Backbay .. Come for the fun, earn some volunteer points, and stay for the pizza/soda. See you then !!!
5-8pm * FYI Backbay & Youth Lounge

This open mic and art studio is a chance for youth to showcase their artistic and musical talent in an open, free, and creative environment.  
It is Free. 
 Want to perform or be part of the open art studio, email us @  

Ferg Twilight Run

Saturday, May 17th starting at 5 pm.

FYI was chosen to be one of the beneficiaries of this year's run.  15% of the proceeds will go towards funding for the Ferguson Earn-a-Bike program and the upcoming Youth Bike Rides.  So we are asking that you support the Ferguson Twilight Run, and in turn support FYI.  With that, the Ferguson Youth Board is putting together a team ... join Team Youth by sending an email to

Spot 394 on Friday, March 7th
The FYAB Meeting is Tuesday, April 1st at 5:30 pm in the FYI Youth Lounge (110 Church)
Saturday, April 12th
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. -
We will be working with the artist to continue creating the FYI Mural Design that will go in the Backbay.

This program gives youth the opportunity to earn a FREE bike while learning about bicycle safety. 

FCSP has begun. We're still looking for site mentors (this is a paid position) to help supervise the youth performing community service and people who want work done. Contact FCSP at 314-749-5379 to apply.

Looking to obtain service hours, or you looking to earn Teen Activity Card points? Well, here you go!
  • FYI Works on Thursday, March 27th * 6-9 pm * Backbay & Youth Lounge - Come help with crafts or come to help fix up the FYI youth spaces. Splatter painting one of the walls in the backbay will be the main work being done. Come for a short time or the entire time ... pizza and soda provided.
  • Volunteer at St. Louis Area Foodbank - On Wednesday, March 26 from 9am-12pm, teens from the Emerson Family YMCA and from the Ferguson Youth Advisory Board will be volunteering at the St. Louis Area Foodbank. Spend a few hours of your day helping others ... for more information or to sign up, send an email to
  • Ferguson Community Gardens & Ferguson Farmer's Market - Opportunities available this spring and summer with area community gardens as well as the Ferguson Farmers Market.  Please email Marveena with questions or placement request
Help Us Support Young People

FYI is a not for profit organization serving the youth of the Ferguson community by encouraging them and engaging them as active members of the community, partnering with existing community youth programs, and developing programs as needed.