YP Day at the Capitol
- OK State Capitol , Oklahoma City OK
Creative Mornings Tulsa is a free, monthly breakfast lecture series for creative types working to foster a creative community. Each event is free of charge, includes a 20 minute talk and free coffee! The event launched in NYC and has grown to become a global conversation on creativity and communities. Click here to learn more.
Are you overflowing with brilliant ideas and a passion for Tulsa? Join Tulsa's Young Professionals at the first Creative Mornings conversation about the state of education in Tulsa. It is an open space to connect, converse and collaborate with other young professionals who want to brainstorm and implement ways to continually improve Tulsa.
Our first guest speaker is Neils Ribeiro-Yemofio, Start-Up director from City Year. The discussion will focus on Tulsa education and specifically about rethinking mentorship. Bring your creativity to the table to brainstorm a new approach to correcting school challenges right here in Tulsa.
City Year is an education-focused, nonprofit organization that partners with public schools to help keep students in school and on track to graduate. Teams of young AmeriCorps members commit to a year of full-time service in schools. Corps members support students by focusing on attendance, behavior, and course performance through in-class tutoring, mentoring, and after school programs. Click here to learn more.
Neils Ribeiro-Yemofio was born and raised in Alexandria, Virginia. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2008 with a B.A. in Management and Society and minors in African-American Studies and Social Entrepreneurship.
After college, Neils was a part of the 2008-2009 City Year Washington, DC Corps where he served on the Young Heroes Team. After serving with City Year, Neils worked for Higher Achievement as an Assistant Center Director for the Adams-Morgan Center. He then returned back to City Year in 2010 as a Whole School Whole Child Program Manager of two schools: Francis-Steven Education Campus and Winston Education Campus.
Neils served as Program Director for 2 years at CYDC starting five school partnerships and supporting CYDC in the Columbia Heights Neighborhood.
The mission of Tulsa's Young Professionals is to attract and retain young talent in the Tulsa metro region while also establishing Tulsa’s next generation of business and community leaders.
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