YIP in the News



Oct 13, 2015 – WHYY’s Newsworks covers the mayoral debate, for which YIP was a partner

Sept 29, 2015 – The Philadelphia Business Journal joins in on the debate coverage

Sept 23, 2015 – Newsworks covers the upcoming mayoral debate

Sept 18, 2015 – promotes the mayoral debate, on which YIP is a primary partner

July 29, 2015 – YIP President Nick Marzano set to speak at a social networking event hosted by Venturef0rth

July 21, 2015 – YIP (and former board member Alexis Jeffcoat) nominated for the Philadelphia Geek Awards!   YIP’s nod was for our Council Candidate Convention, while Alexis was nominated for Geek of the Year!

June 29, 2015 – Committee member Steve Paul announced as the National Organization for Women Philly chapter’s first male officer in Al Dia.  The Tribune also gave Steve a shout out.

May 19, 2015 – Poynter covers YIP’s election coverage.  Very meta.  Philadelphia Neighborhoods also got in on the coverage.

May 19, 2015 – covers YIP’s education/election-themed bar coasters

May 8, 2015 – Philadelphia Weekly called us sexy.  Literally!

May 8, 2015 – Newsworks and Philly In Focus covered the press conference of YIP and other groups looking to increase millennial voter turnout.  The Citizen also gave us some love.

May 5, 2015 – NBC 10 and Newsworks covered the YIP co-sponsored Next Mayor Debate

Apr 30, 2015 – President Marzano quoted in the Citizen’s Open Letter to Millennial Voters

Apr 23, 2015 – Board Member Stephen St.Vincent publishes an article in City Paper examining the statistical importance of ballot positions in Philadelphia elections

Apr 15, 2015 – MillennialLab mayoral event covered by Newsworks, with a quote from Board Member Jim Saksa.  The Citizen also covered the event, and even made a video of it!

Apr 13, 2015 – Board Member Michelle Feldman publishes a column in the Inquirer about millennial voter engagement (alternate link)

Apr 6, 2015 – Philly Mag gives YIP some love for our Council Candidate Convention (scroll down to the end of the article)

Apr 3, 2015 – WHYY’s Newsworks covers YIP’s Council Candidate Convention.  Board member Mike Thomas rocks the mic as well.

Apr 2, 2015 – South Philly Review previews YIP’s Council Candidate Convention

Mar 20, 2015 – President Marzano quoted in NewsWorks article, Can mayoral candidates get their messages to millennials?

Mar 4, 2015 – President Marzano interviewed by Billy Penn about millennials and the election

Mar 1, 2015 – Board Member Ben Stango quoted in article on millennial voter turnout

Feb 26, 2015 – Board Member Stacey Mosley writes in Philly Voice about why Callowhill is the best of all the lands

Feb 16, 2015 – Philadelphia Neighborhoods profiles board members Nick Marzano and Stephen St.Vincent, as well as committee member Kyron Banks, as Philly’s Future Leaders

Feb 3, 2015 – Temple covers YIP’s partnership in the Next Mayor Project

Feb 1, 2015 – Board member Ben Stango quoted in’s article on the advanced ages of the mayoral candidates

Jan 21, 2015 – The Philadelphia Tribune promotes the Creative Cafe coffee chat series

Jan 12, 2015 – lists YIP as one of the resources that helps Philly startups thrive


Dec 8, 2014 – Billy Penn names board member Michelle Feldman as one of its Who’s Next: 15 Young Community Leaders Changing Philly for the Better

Dec 3, 2014 – Billy Penn interviews President Marzano for it’s SOYP recap

Dec 1, 2014 – Philly Mag’s Be Well Philly covers YIP’s Running Club

Nov 21, 2014 – Billy Penn covers the “Millennial Mouth Off” SOYP event

Nov 20, 2014 – Helen Urbinas covers the NLC/70/Young Republicans “Run This Town” SOYP event for

Nov 19, 2014 – Billy Penn used Vine to ask attendees SOYP’s #MeetPhilly meetup, “Where do you see Philly in five years, and where do you see yourself in five years?”

Nov 17, 2014 – publishes the SOYP event schedule

Nov 14, 2014 – Newsworks covers SOYP

Nov 13, 2014 – Philly Mag gives the upcoming SOYP some shine, with Board Member Mike Kaiser representing via quotations

Nov 13, 2014 – Billy Penn interviews YIP President Nick Marzano for its story on millennials in Philly

Nov 12, 2014 – Impact Hub relaunches it’s blog with by featuring Board Member Mike Kaiser being interviewed about the upcoming SOYP

Nov 6, 2014 – YIP Board Member Stephen St.Vincent quoted in South Philly Review’s election wrap-up coverage

Nov 4, 2014 – Billy Penn visited YIP’s Get Out The Vote Phone Bank

Nov 4, 2014 – YIP Board Members Monet Thomas-Anderson and Ben Stango quoted in’s article about the impending millennial uprising.

Sept 8, 2014 – Former YIP Board member Michelle Freeman and Philly Swap are discussed in’s review of Greenfest.

July 2014 – YIP cited as one of the reasons that Philly is a great city to move to

July 29, 2014 – Flying Kite gives the Creative Coffee Chat series some love

July 24, 2014 – Current board member Ben Stango and former board member Rudy Flesher listed among Philly Mag’s “Best Philadelphians”

July 23, 2014 – President Nick Marzano on WHYY’s Radio Times discussing millennails in politics (and killing it, by the way!)

July 23, 2014 – University City Review … um … reviews YIP’s Creative Coffee Chat series

July 18, 2014 – Geekadelphia gives YIP some love for our Creative Coffee Chat series

July 17, 2014 – Philadelphia Public Record Newspaper checks in on YIP’s Running Club

July 13, 2014 – YIP board member Ben Stango quoted in Politico’s article Can a Mayor Be Too Honest?

July 11, 2014 – Study of young Philadelphians’ experience on health insurance site may guide improvements (Newsworks)

July 8, 2014 – Let’s improve care website ( editorial)

June 27, 2014 – YIP’s Creative Coffee Chat series gets some play in the Philadelphia Business Journal

June 27, 2014 – YIP board member Christina Arlt spotlighted in Campus Philly’s World Changers Among Us: Young People in Philly series

Feb 6, 2014 – YIP’s Ward System 101 event covered by

Jan 31, 2014 – YIP’s #whyilovephilly Valentine’s Day campaign highlighted in the Metro

Jan 31, 2014 – Stephen St.Vincent (Board Member) publishes Letter to the Editor on in response to the Pew study on millennials

Jan 22, 2014 – Ben Stango (Board Member) on WHYY’s Newsworks discussing millennials in Philly

Jan 22, 2014 – Several YIP members quoted in Pew’s Millennials in Philadelphia report — Sophia Hwang (former board member, recorded at SOYP 2013), Ben Novack (recorded at SOYP 2013), and Anna Stormer (member of YIP’s Advocacy Committee)



Nov 2013 – Coverage of 2013’s State of Young Philly

Aug 23, 2013 – “Young Leaders Propose Solutions For Philly Education,” Huffington Post

July 11, 2013 – “To Do: Young Involved Philadelphia’s New Running Club,” Philadelphia Magazine

June 18, 2013 – “Young Involved Philadelphia, all grown up,” AXIS Philly

June 9, 2013 – Jim Saksa (Board Member) publishes editorial in the Inquirer on the importance to young Philadelphians of fixing Philly’s schools



Dec. 3, 2012 – Why do Philadelphians love Philly? (Newsworks’ coverage of the #whyilovephilly party)

Oct. 15, 2012 – Newsworks coverage of 2012’s State of Young Philly



Mar. 1, 2011 – MOVING PICTURE: Inside The ‘Why I Love Philly’ Party