Tue, November 26, 2019
November was a month of milestones for YAI. On November 10, CEO George Contos made his debut on City and State’s Nonprofit Power 100 list, coming in at 45. Just five days later, YAI earned the 2019 Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar, the world’s largest organization that evaluates the effectiveness and mission of US-based nonprofit organizations.
Mon, September 30, 2019
On September 26, YAI Network school Manhattan Star Academy (MSA) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its Upper School at 150 Amsterdam Avenue in Manhattan, marking the expansion of the school’s capacity and services. The event, which was attended by New York State Senator Brad Hoylman and YAI’s CEO George Contos, embodied the realization of a decade-long plan to expand MSA’s charter to accommodate students with autism, global developmental delays, and other intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) up to age 21.
Tue, July 30, 2019
On July 25, YAI’s annual Leadership Summit drew 305 of the organization’s senior staff for a day of team building, professional development, and valuable insights from a world-famous leadership coach.