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YCore Alumni Board 2018

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Have you heard that millennials are flaky, self-centered, $8-coffee drinkers? At YCore, we know this isn't true (Ok, maybe the coffee snob part). In 2014, a group of Stanford alumni created a program to mobilize young professionals to get involved in the social sector–now, not later. 

Since then, our community has flourished, driven by passionate young professionals who are dedicated to improving the world around them. In just three years, YCore has mobilized 200 young professionals who have donated 8,000 hours and over $1M in value to 30 community-based nonprofits in the Bay Area. 

In YCore's four-month, after-work program, Fellows gain the tools to impact their communities now and for the rest of their lives. They partner with community-based nonprofits to build capacity through project work; learn about social justice and design thinking for social change; and join a community of like-minded peers. 

Alumni now work at IDEO, the Art Institute of Chicago, PWC's Public Sector Digital Solutions Team; they have joined the junior boards of their nonprofit partner organizations; and stay engaged with YCore to support future cohorts of Fellows. 

YCore's alumni board is invested in the future of YCore and works on strategic initiatives for the organization. Each member raises $2500 to grow the organization and mobilize the next generation of champions for just communities.

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