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Our Events

Events Occurring In February 2024

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February 3rd

Community Volunteering Day

at Habitat for Humanity- Plano Restore

 

February 17th
HBCU exposures at  CollegeMegaFast in McKinney

 

February 24th

Attending University of North Texas- Spring Preview a single-day college tour experience 

February 25th
Black & Brown history presentation, guided by the dynamic Sons of Jacob Youth. Learn about a compelling presentation that unravels the rich narrative of Black History from its inception. 

We offer monthly workshops on Sundays from 3:00 to 6:00 pm for middle and high school students. Email info@ybskids.org or visit our YBS Kids Eventbrite page to learn more about upcoming workshops and how to get involved.

Upcoming Events

  • College Prep for Gen Z
    College Prep for Gen Z
    Sun, Aug 20
    Richardson
    Aug 20, 2023, 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    Aug 20, 2023, 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    This workshop focuses on important but often overlooked aspects that prepare young people for college.
  • Self-Care & Mental Strength
    Self-Care & Mental Strength
    Sun, May 07
    Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    May 07, 2023, 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    May 07, 2023, 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    Teen Workshop
  • Introduction to Public Speaking
    Introduction to Public Speaking
    Sun, Apr 16
    Richardson
    Apr 16, 2023, 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    Apr 16, 2023, 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    How to develop great communication skills in an interactive, positive and supportive environment.
  • Code Switching in Academia
    Code Switching in Academia
    Sun, Mar 19
    Richardson
    Mar 19, 2023, 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    Mar 19, 2023, 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    In this Workshop, young people will learn about the history of Ebonics and provide tools for navigating code-switching in the classroom and higher education.
  • Project Management & Communication Skills
    Project Management & Communication Skills
    Sun, Feb 19
    Richardson
    Feb 19, 2023, 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    Feb 19, 2023, 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    We aim to teach young people about setting goals, time management, problem-solving, communication, leadership, and future career planning through project management skills.
  • Career Investigation for Teens
    Career Investigation for Teens
    Sun, Oct 23
    Cambria Hotel-Richardson
    Oct 23, 2022, 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM CDT
    Cambria Hotel-Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    Oct 23, 2022, 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM CDT
    Cambria Hotel-Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    An interactive Workshop for teenagers 13-18 years (middle/high schoolers) Young people will meet and learn from career professionals.
  • Career Exploration for Students
    Career Exploration for Students
    Sun, Sep 25
    Richardson
    Sep 25, 2022, 3:30 PM – Sep 26, 2022, 6:00 PM
    Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    Sep 25, 2022, 3:30 PM – Sep 26, 2022, 6:00 PM
    Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    We are moving our youth beyond the classroom and taking a deeper look into what is involved in career exploration for students.
  • Scholarship 101: Parent and Teens Workshop
    Scholarship 101: Parent and Teens Workshop
    Sun, Aug 14
    Richardson
    Aug 14, 2022, 3:30 PM – Aug 15, 2022, 6:00 PM
    Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    Aug 14, 2022, 3:30 PM – Aug 15, 2022, 6:00 PM
    Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    An interactive workshop to help 11th and 12th students and parents to learn more about applying for college scholarships.
  • What Do Colleges Look For?
    What Do Colleges Look For?
    Sun, Jul 17
    Richardson
    Jul 17, 2022, 3:30 PM – Jul 18, 2022, 6:00 PM
    Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    Jul 17, 2022, 3:30 PM – Jul 18, 2022, 6:00 PM
    Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    Moving our youth beyond the classroom and taking a deeper look into what colleges look for in students!
  • Let's Talk: Self-Confidence
    Let's Talk: Self-Confidence
    Sun, Jun 05
    Richardson
    Jun 05, 2022, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM CDT
    Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    Jun 05, 2022, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM CDT
    Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    Let's Talk: Self-Confidence is designed to offer an interactive workshop using group brainstorms, small group work, and hands-on activities for teens.
  • PreCollege Solutions: Academic Advising for Teens
    PreCollege Solutions: Academic Advising for Teens
    Sun, Apr 24
    Richardson
    Apr 24, 2022, 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    Apr 24, 2022, 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    An Interactive Workshop designed to help young people ensure their educational goals are in reach.
  • Let's Talk: Black History
    Let's Talk: Black History
    Wed, Feb 09
    ZOOM
    Feb 09, 2022, 7:00 PM CST
    ZOOM
    Feb 09, 2022, 7:00 PM CST
    ZOOM
    YBS would love to hear from our young people about BHM! Please join us every Wednesday for the month of February @ 7pm. YBS Kids will have an open discussion on how to celebrate and be inspired by Black History Month (BHM).
  • Access to Awesome: Passage to College
    Access to Awesome: Passage to College
    Sun, Jan 09
    Richardson
    Jan 09, 2022, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    Jan 09, 2022, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    A fun and energetic workshopfor young people.
  • Winter Social
    Winter Social
    Sun, Dec 19
    Strike + Reel
    Dec 19, 2021, 3:00 PM
    Strike + Reel, 5902 N President George Bush Hwy, Garland, TX 75044, USA
    Dec 19, 2021, 3:00 PM
    Strike + Reel, 5902 N President George Bush Hwy, Garland, TX 75044, USA
    YBS Kids and Youth come together for little fun this holiday season. (Members Only)
  • Winter Charity Event
    Winter Charity Event
    Sun, Dec 05
    Location is TBD
    Dec 05, 2021, 3:00 PM – Dec 18, 2021, 5:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Dec 05, 2021, 3:00 PM – Dec 18, 2021, 5:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    We are creating lunch sacks with inspirational messages in partnership with Minnie Food Party.
  • YBS Youth Social Hour: College Talk: How college ready are you?
    YBS Youth Social Hour: College Talk: How college ready are you?
    Sun, Nov 07
    Richardson
    Nov 07, 2021, 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    Nov 07, 2021, 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    In our next YBS Youth Social Hour, we will discuss where you are and how we can assist you in being college-ready.
  • YBS Youth Social Hour
    YBS Youth Social Hour
    Sun, Oct 10
    Richardson
    Oct 10, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    Oct 10, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    Connecting young Black and Suburban kids of Collin County to learn and know more!
  • Community Event Day
    Community Event Day
    Sun, Sep 05
    Richardson
    Sep 05, 2021, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    Sep 05, 2021, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA
    Sorting and Packing donated school supplies and library books.
Browse our past events to learn more about the exciting ways YBS Kids serves young people in the community.
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