Welcome to the 2021 RHY National Grantee Training
Monday, November 15th

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET                       Welcome  Reception, featuring

Youth & Young Adult Artistic Expression Displays* & Provider Expression Displays – Live Discussions

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET                                                     Youth & Young Adult (YYA) Welcome & Orientation*                   


12:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Virtual Event Platform Support
The 2021 RHY National Grantee Training will be presented through the Hopin Virtual Event Platform. Support is available at any time by emailing [email protected] or using the ‘Event Chat’ feature. Click Here to learn more about how to navigate the virtual platform, using the 'Event Chat' feature, troubleshooting, and more.

Visit the Expo Area of Hopin
Peruse our Expo area for opportunities to network; interact with Exhibitors, Provider Expression Displays, and Youth & Young Adult Artistic Expression Displays; gather for Regional Networking Meetings; take a Dance Party break; and more.

  • Visit Exhibitors - Tour virtual exhibit booths of companies and organizations that provide resources and supports to RHY Grantees. Exhibitor videos and live sessions will highlight services relevant to youth serving organizations.
  • Engage with Expression Displays - Check out the displays created by RHY Grantees, youth service professionals, provider organizations, and youth and young adults (YYA) in this creative way to share stories of innovation, inspiration, effective practices, and reflection.
  • Gather in Regional Networking Meetings - Grantees, here you’ll find a space for your region’s networking meetings. Check for when your region’s FPOs will be facilitating live discussions during the following times:
    • Tuesday, November 16, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm ET
      • Region VII - MO, IA, NE, KS
      • Region IX - CA, NV, AZ, HI, AS, Mariana, Micronesia, Guam, Palau, Marshall I
      • Region X - AK, WA, OR ID
    • Wednesday, November 17, 12:30 - 1:30 pm ET
      • Region I - VT, NH, ME, MA, RI, CT
      • Region III - PA, WV, VA, MD, DC, DE
      • Region IV - GA, AL, NC, SC, KY, TN, MS, FL
      • Region VIII - MT, ND, SD, WY, CO, UT
    • Thursday, November 18, 12:30 - 1:30 pm ET
      • Region II - NY, NJ, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
      • Region V - MN, IL, WI, OH, IN
      • Region VI - NM, TX, OK, AR, LA
  • Join the Dance Party - Enjoy a dance break in this area with a continual Spotify playlist. You can collaborate with other attendees by adding songs to the playlist and keeping the party going!

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET

Welcome Reception, featuring Youth & Young Adult Artistic Expression Displays & Provider Expression Displays - Live Discussions
Join us as we kick off the 2021 RHY National Grantee Training. You’re invited to join the discussion with providers about their Provider Expression Displays or hear from the Youth and Young Adults (YYA) who are sharing their authentic voice, passion, interests, and experiences through visuals/spoken word/audio in the YYA Artistic Expression Displays. Members of the Youth Catalyst Team will host a conversation with YYA surrounding their displays that are compelling, thought-provoking, creative, and utilize multiple mediums.

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Youth & Young Adult Welcome & Orientation* (YYA under age 26 only)
Youth & Young Adults (YYA) are invited to attend this Welcome & Orientation reception. If you are not a YYA, please exit this meeting space and visit the Expo Area of Hopin or log off and we will see you back in the Expo Area Tuesday, November 16th starting at 12:00 PM ET.

*For the purposes of this event, Youth and Young Adults are anyone under 26 years of age and may include participants or recent alumni of RHY programs or other youth-serving programs.