National Partner GYSD 2023 Plans
Antigua and Barbuda
Bosnia and Herzegovina
British Indian Ocean Territory
Central African Republic
Cocos ( Keeling ) Islands
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Côte d ' Ivoire
Croatia ( Hrvatska )
Falkland Islands ( Islas Malvinas )
French Southern and Antarctic Lands
Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Hong Kong SAR
Macedonia, Former Yugoslav Republic of
Northern Mariana Islands
Papua New Guinea
São Tomé and Prìncipe
Serbia and Montenegro
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Pierre and Miquelon
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Svalbard and Jan Mayen
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos Islands
United Arab Emirates
United States Minor Outlying Islands
Virgin Islands ( British )
Wallis and Futuna
Organization Mailing Address
District Of Columbia
Northern Mariana Islands
Are you affiliated with any of the following YSA Grantees?
Grantees are listed by alphabetical order of the states in which they are located.
About Your GYSD Activities
Is this activity:
One you're planning to do
One you've already done
Which of the following best describes how your organization will celebrate GYSD?
1. Share content. Highlight your organization’s youth participation programs, resources, trainings, webinars, research, grants, awards, etc. or share tools from YSA.org/resources that you think are relevant to your network.
2. Celebrate successes. Share stories and stats about any volunteering, community service, service-learning, national service, civic education, voting, civic engagement, public service, joining, and leadership development programs of your organization. Highlight youth program participants who have excelled this school year, your chapters/affiliates that have done amazing work this year, youth council/board members, and/or public officials that have been supportive.
3. Do you have an e-newsletter? Publish a special edition of your e-newsletter or intranet with all the content you put together for options 1 and 2.
4. Commit and plan. Sign the 50% Youth Participation by America250 Declaration of Participation and have an internal staff discussion to set a 50by250 goal for your organization and begin to develop a strategy to achieve that goal by 2026.
5. Other – Have another way that your organization wants to celebrate? Tell us about it.
Will your activity also celebrate one of our Youth Service Month Partner Events?
Alpha Phi Omega’s Spring Youth Service Day
Good Deeds Day
Great American Cleanup
Habitat for Humanity Act! Speak! Build! Week
Healthy Kids Day
J-Serve International Day of Jewish Youth Service
Kids Garden Month
Month of the Military Child
National 4‑H Day of Service
National Park Week
National Student Leadership Week
National Volunteer Week
National Youth Violence Prevention Week
Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s True Gentleman Day of Service
Week of the Young Child
Which of the following best describes who participated in your GYSD activity?
A Group, Club, or Class
An Entire Organization or School (Multiple Groups, Clubs, or Classes)
A Community (Multiple Organizations or Schools)
Which of the following best describes you?
Educator High School
Educator Higher Education
Youth Development Staff
Youth Development Volunteer
Which of the following best describes how you adapted your GYSD plans due to the coronavirus?
Refocusing activities on engaging youth in meeting the immediate need
Modifying activities to be completed at home or in small groups under 10 people
Which of the following best describes how you met immediate needs resulting from coronavirus crisis?
Help seniors or others who are isolated.
Help provide access to meals for students who rely on school meals.
Provide childcare for family/friends/neighbors if schools are closed, but parents still have to work.
Raise money for relief organizations or local nonprofits.
Foster shelter animals.
Protect the mental health of your family, friends, and neighbors.
Spread facts and promote behaviors to stop the spread of the virus.
Fight xenophobia and racism around the origin/spread of the virus.
Advocate for policies to support those affected by the economic disruptions.
Spread cheer and positive messages.
Make masks for healthcare and other essential workers.
Celebrate birthdays, proms, graduations, and other special events.
Address educational inequities.
Prepare for the 2020 election.
Choose a name that's descriptive of your project.
Tell us about how your organization will celebrate GYSD.
How many projects/activities are you planning for Global Youth Service Day?
How many neighborhoods/communities are you planning projects/activities in for Global Youth Service Day?
Your Project's Impact
How many youth participated in this activity?
How many of the youth participants reported above are from underserved communities?
Youth from underserved communities include, but are not limited to, youth with disabilities, youth who are economically disadvantaged, and youth in the juvenile justice system.
How many total hours were spent by all youth participants in the activity?
How many people were directly helped by your activity?
Count those who are directly impacted by your project. For example, if a person comes to a healthy cooking class and is served a meal there, they are directly benefiting (i.e., a direct beneficiary).
How many people were indirectly helped by your activity?
Count those who you are helping, but not directly connecting with. For example, if you help sort food at a food bank, you might count all the people who visit that food bank that month.
What results did your activity achieve or what changed because of your activity? (Include numbers of specific project outputs if possible.)
Did any public/elected officials or other VIPs attend or participate in your activity?
If so, please include their names, positions/titles, and describe how they were involved.
Did your activity receive any media coverage (print, broadcast radio or TV, or online)? If so, please include links to coverage.
Include links to your social media posts here that include #GYSD20 and #DoGoodFromHome to be entered to win one of five $100 grants for a future service activity
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You can upload your favorite 3-5 photos that best show the story of your project. Choose photos that show the creativity, impact, and fun of your project. We’re especially looking for action and candid shots that communicate the energy and enthusiasm of young people in service or before & after photos that show the difference your project made.
Please select and upload your favorite 3-5 photos or short videos that best show the story of your project. Choose photos that show the creativity, impact, and fun of your project. We’re especially looking for action and candid shots that communicate the energy and enthusiasm of young people in service or before & after photos that show the difference your project made. Additional photos can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do you give YSA permission to use your photos in print and electronic promotional materials and online properties (websites, social media, etc.)?
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Semester of Service
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9/11 Day of Service
MLK Day of Service
Seasons of Service
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ABC Summer of Service
Project Day of Service