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Media Helps Tell Story Of 99 Prospect

Thanks to our fantastic local media partners for helping share the story of 99 Prospect Street. Learn more about 99 Prospect Street here. Times-Union Coverage of the Ribbon-Cutting Times Union Homes Coverage of 99 Prospect Street You can see photos and live coverage of the event on SEAT’s Facebook page and on YouthBuild Schenectady’s Facebook page. And be sure

May 2nd, 2019|

Home Built By 52 YouthBuild Students, Staff And Partners For Sale

The dust has settled, the floors are shined, and the front porch is rocking-chair-ready at 99 Prospect Street, Schenectady, the first ground-up, net-zero construction project undertaken by YouthBuild Schenectady. The energy-efficient home is currently for sale and ready for new homeowners. The 52 students who used it as a training ground for learning skills

May 1st, 2019|

Announcing The 2019 Colliding Forces Honorees!

We’re thrilled to announce this year’s Colliding Forces Impact Honorees, individuals and businesses believing in the strength and potential of young people and who are transformers within their communities. These honorees will receive awards during our June 27 event. Spirit of Service Award – Kate McMahon, Rivers Casino & Resort Community Partner Award – The Schenectady Foundation

April 25th, 2019|

Be A Net-Zero Superhero And Help Us Cut The Ribbon At 99 Prospect St.

Join the SEAT CENTER as we celebrate the COMPLETION OF OUR AFFORDABLE HOME that is aiming to achieve LEED Platinum and Net Zero Status! May 1, 2019 @ 10:00am 99 Prospect Street Schenectady NY 12308 Remarks from key project partners Official home ribbon-cutting "Green" pep rally Student-lad tours of the home Light snacks and music

April 23rd, 2019|

SEAT Invites Public To EARTH DAY Celebration, Monday, April 22

When: EARTH DAY: 4:00-6:00pm, Monday, April 22, 2019 Where: Jerry Burrell Park, Hamilton and Schenectady Streets (Rain Location: Hamilton Hill Arts Center) The public is invited to a food- and fun-filled celebration of Earth Day hosted by the SEAT Center. SEAT’s Schenectady students who have been trained in asthma intervention strategies will provide the public

April 16th, 2019|

Go Solar With SEAT!

How would you like to go solar without installing panels, help support SEAT’s sustainability and energy programs, AND lower your National Grid bills? We are excited share news of our new partnership with Dynamic Energy, the builders of the Capital Region Community Solar Garden. The solar garden aligns perfectly with SEAT’s efforts to increase local

April 2nd, 2019|

$1.1M Grant Funds YouthBuild Partnership For SEAT And CEO

Through a $1.1 million grant from the US Department of Labor, SEAT has now entered a formal agreement with CEO in Troy to bring its programming expertise to YouthBuild students in Rensselaer County, offering the expanded, wrap-around support so successful in Schenectady County. A new partnership between two community-based organizations will result in greater opportunities for at-risk young adults

March 20th, 2019|

“I Was Out To Prove Them Wrong.”

At age 21, Shalanda Murray can tell you first-hand what it feels like to peer deeply into the mirror and see someone very different looking back. She can also express the joy it feels to know the person looking at you is the one you were born to be. When depression hit while Shalanda was

March 18th, 2019|

February 26 Celebration Honors 2019 Graduates

The Social Enterprise and Training (SEAT) Center in Schenectady recognized forty young adults who have overcome educational and personal obstacles and completed SEAT’s career training programs. These graduates will now realize a future filled with bright career opportunities at companies throughout the Capital Region. https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/capital-region/news/2019/02/27/over-40-schenectady-graduates-complete-degree Youth Build Program Presents GEDs to Over 40 students By Mercedes

March 13th, 2019|

SEAT Center Launch Party Exclusive!

Event Description Walk the red carpet and celebrate the launch of SEAT as we enter our 10th year of YouthBuild Schenectady. The SEAT Center will welcome more than 200 guests for an evening of food, music and fun! This special evening will be highlighted with a LIVE Food Demonstration and Exclusive Tasting with SPECIAL Guest TV

February 1st, 2016|

SAVE THE DATE | It’s About To Go DOWN!

We won’t say much…Just yet! But what we will say is, “SAVE THE DATE”. No really. Like CLEAR YOUR SCHEDULE and MARK YOUR CALENDARS, like right now, lol! This is going to be an event YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS. Look out for our official event flyer, coming to you soon!

January 8th, 2016|
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