Ferguson Youth Initiative * Ferguson, MOApril 2014
Open Arts * April 19 5-8pm * 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 at fyi@fergusoncity.com.   Check out the this promo video.

The FYAB Meeting is Tuesday, April 1st at 5:30 pm in the FYI Youth Lounge
(110 Church, Ferguson, MO)

Support FYI on May 6th

FYI will join other local not-for-profits in giveSTLday, a national 24-hour giving event with local impact.

Beginning Midnight Tuesday May 6th, FYI will be part of 24 hour  ONLINE donation marathon!! Donations from $5 up can be donated to FYI by going to www.givestlday.org and clicking on this link to donate to the FYIAll donations are tax-deductible. Thanks in advance!  

Providing Insight on Issues Relating to Youth
To better the lives of youth in the Ferguson community, the board has plans to outfit the Backbay and Youth Lounge to be more teen friendly, increase the number of teen volunteer opprtounities, and host a Teen Festival, tentatively scheduled for Sunday, October 12th. At the board's last meeting, members discussed teen parties and planning measures to prevent problems.
Upcoming Events 
Quick Links
Ferguson 5K/10K
Saturday, May 17 * 5 pm

FYI is a beneficiary of this year's run. 15% of the proceeds will help fund the Earn-a-Bike program and upcoming Youth Bike Rides.  So 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 fyi@fergusoncity.com.

Teen Volunteer Opportunities
Earn service hours, earn Teen Activity Card points, or just help your community!
  • FYI Works - Come help with crafts or come to help fix up the FYI youth spaces. Come for a short time or the entire time ... pizza and soda provided.
  • Ferguson Community Gardens & Ferguson Farmer's Market - Opportunities available now.  Please email Marveena with questions or placement request
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