HAPPY NEW YEAR!

On behalf of OPYC’s youth and philanthropy board members, happy new year! Check out our “work-in-progress” snapshot of activities below . Some activities are new! We can’t wait to collaborate with you on these and other initiatives as we learn about leadership, citizenship, community building, service and enterprise.

If you have an idea you would like OPYC to try, let us know! Email us at OlmosParkYC@gmail.com or text 210-602-2573.

2021 ACTIVITIES SNAPSHOT

(WORK-IN-PROGRESS: Dates, times, locations subject to change)

JANUARY

OPYC Member Team Building

Monthly Food Bank Food Drive every month (Service)

FEBRUARY

Olmos Park Flea Market (Enterprise/Community Building)

MARCH

Jobs for Teens: Outreach to businesses to assemble list of opportunities (Enterprise)

OP Spring Fun Run/Walk

APRIL

Fiesta Initiatives: Hang Fiesta ribbons on OP lamp posts, etc. (Community Building)

1st Annual College Bowl:  OPYC Seniors moderated panel – The College Application Experience (Community Building)

Earth Day Initiative

MAY-JUNE

Youth Board 2021-22 Nominations

END-OF-SCHOOL YEAR Collection Drives (Clothes, Sports Apparel/Equipment, Dance, Books) (Service)

SUMMER

July 4th parade and party (Community Building)

AUGUST

TBD

SEPTEMBER

Annual Membership Drive Begins

Youth Board Planning/City Hall Meet & Greet (Leadership/Citizenship)

Jeans for Teens collection drive benefiting Child Protective Services (Service)

OCTOBER

Oct. 24:  Annual Pumpkin Carving at Alameda Circle (Community Building & Service)

NOVEMBER

Nov. 19: 1st Annual LIGHT OP! Event (Alameda Circle)

4th Annual Giving Thanks Potluck for

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