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YDO Kids medal at MA Science Olympiad ’16


After two months of preparation, 30 students traveled to Assumption College in Worcester, MA to compete against top schools from across the Commonwealth. Representing Lawrence well, this year’s…

YDO Performers Carol for MA Senator’s Holiday Event


On Thursday, December 17th, MA Senator Barbara L’Italien hosted a holiday event for supporters, friends and Lawrencians at the Claddagh Pub. Thanks to the event organizing of Maria De La…

MIT grad students conclude robotics program at YDO


This fall, YDO has been home to a new (and very special) robotics and coding program, bringing four PhD students from MIT to Lawrence every Saturday to work with some of our most talented STEM students….

YDO Girls Take Curiosity to Cambridge


Every November and March, the MIT Museum celebrates women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. Visitors can expect to explore, build, create and investigate with MIT faculty,…

Mayor Rivera, City of Lawrence Honor YDO’s 4th Taste


At YDO’s 4th Taste of the Merrimack Valley, held Wednesday, October 7th, Mayor Daniel Rivera, on behalf of the City of Lawrence, presented YDO with a Certificate of Appreciation for “showcasing…

Lawrence Youth Council Founding Members


At a ceremony organized by the Mayor’s Health Task Force and held at the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence, Lawrence Mayor Daniel Rivera welcomed the inaugural cohort of the Lawrence Youth Council…