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Halloween in the Time of Covid
10.31.20

The YDO team is not quite as efficient as St. Nick ...

But, in two nights, we visited 110+ households all across Lawrence and brought a little Halloween joy (and candy!) to our students…

YDO Spring Term is Moving Online!
04.14.20

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are being felt by everyone. Our state and local response, while inconvenient and uncomfortable, has protected thousands of people from contracting and…

YDO Voices

"When I share the story of how I came to be the person I am, YDO is on the top of that list!"

- Nelly, YDO Kid (now Dir. of Recruiting)