If you are interested in joining the coalition, but want to learn more, email julia.frohlich@nyec.org

Member-Only Access

  • Member Portal: Members get unlimited access to hundreds of evidence-based toolkits, videos, reports, podcasts, on best practices for opportunities for youth in topics such as mental health, justice involvement, leadership and more!
  • Participation in NYEC Grant-based Work: Members get priority to be included in NYEC’s grant-based projects!
  • Members-only Emails: Get exclusive opportunities, grants, advocacy meetings and more sent directly to you and your team.
  • Expand your reach and raise awareness: Members’ accomplishments, program highlights, and youth are distributed amongst our social media, newsletters, Forums and to funders.
  • Ability to join NYEC Board of Directors: Only individuals affiliated with NYEC member organizations can serve on NYEC’s Board of Directors

Capacity Building

  • Discounts on Workshops and Convenings: Members get significant discounts to NYEC’s conferences and can attend all NYEC Learning Workshops offered throughout the year for free!
  • Join a Community of over 200+ NYEC Partners: Become a part of a 40 year+ network of hundreds of youth-serving and advocacy organizations throughout the country.
  • Showcase your Talent and Expertise: Members get priority for showcasing their best practices and innovative ideas at our Forums and workshops. View our “Events Calendar” here.
  • Dedicated Team: NYEC’s staff is eager to assist, advise and connect you with the best resources to help improve outcomes for the youth that you serve.

Youth Leadership

  • Ability to Join NYEC’s Youth Advisory Council (YAC): YAC helps shape and implement NYEC’s federal policy to ensure it’s responsive to youth needs.
  • Participation in NYEC’s Youth Thought Leaders Workshop Series: Youth affiliated with member organizations will have the opportunity to present during our monthly youth-designed workshop series.
  • Connect with other Youth Participants: Members have ample opportunity to elevate youth voices through connecting with one another through working groups, NYEC’s projects and more!
  • National Exposure: Youth will gain leadership skills by presenting at NYEC Forums, workshops, panels and more by getting priority access through member organizations.

Advocacy and Influence

  • Advocacy Opportunities on Capitol Hill: Members can utilize NYEC’s existing Capitol Hill connections and readily prepared materials, statistics, and data to advocate on behalf of Opportunity Youth.
  • Opportunities to Influence Federal Policy: Members can craft NYEC’s federal policy agenda, participate in national panels, and weigh-in on pending federal legislation.
  • Participation in NYEC’s Policy Working Groups: Connect with other members throughout the country through participation in our Policy Working Groups.

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What are the different ways to submit payment for annual membership?

Members can submit payment for membership or a membership renewal via Stripe, check, PayPal or ACH.

Credit Card: If you want to use a credit card please use the membership form and click pay via credit card and your payment will be processed by Stripe. 

Check: For those wanting to pay by check and require an invoice please register using the membership form and then contact rashaun.bennett@nyec.org to request an invoice and corresponding membership level amount. Checks can be sent to:

National Youth Employment Coalition

1155 15th Street Northwest, Suite 350
Washington, District of Columbia 20005

PayPal: If you want to pay via PayPal submit your membership via the membership form and choose the "Pay by Check" option. You can then send payment to nyecyouth@gmail.com. Following receiving payment via PayPal you will gain access to the Member Portal. 

ACHFor those wanting to submit payment via ACH or Automated Clearing House submit your membership via the membership form and choose the "Pay by Check" option. Email rashaun.bennett@nyec.org to receive NYEC's ACH information in order to process payment. 

Is my information and payment information secure?

NYEC.ORG is hosted using a secure 256-bit encryption SSL platform. All credit card information is saved via Stripe's secure servers and no credit card information is saved by NYEC. All payment is brokered through Stripe, PayPal or external checks via our accountant. 

How does signing up for Membership work?

Once your organization decides to become a member, the main person-of-contact or person who is authorized to make payment on behalf of the organization (the "parent" account) will create an account via the membership form above. During the registration process the person-of-contact will have the ability to add additional contacts ("child" accounts) from the organization that will allow them to create their own accounts and access the membership portal.

Please note that if the person-of-contact or "parent" account does not renew membership, everyone under that person's account will lose access to the Member Portal and NYEC membership. 






How do I create my account after I've been added as an additional contact?

After your organization's person-of-contact/admin signs-up for membership and adds you as an additional contact, the additional contact can go to "Sign-In" under the "Member Portal" part of menu and click "Request Password." Create a new password after signing-in and you will be able to create your account and access the Member Portal. 

How do I renew if my membership expired?

If your membership has expired and you would like to renew, simply have your admin log-in, hover over "Member Portal" in the main menu and click on "Manage Account." You will see options to renew your membership. After renewing membership every additional contact attached to your account will regain their membership access. 

How do I change my password?

Admin/Point-of Contact:

  1. Hover over "Member Portal" in the main menu header and click "Sign-in" in the drop-down menu
  2. After the page loads click request password and the retrieve the system generated password from your email
  3. Enter the system generated password 
  4. Go to "Manage Account" in the Member Portal dropdown menu
  5. Go the "Profile" Tab and scroll down to password 
  6. Enter your new password

Additional Contact: 

  1. Log-in to your account or request a password by hovering over Member Portal" in the main menu header and click "Sign-in" in the drop-down menu
  2. Go to "Manage Account" in the Member Portal dropdown menu
  3. Go to the "About" Tab and scroll down to password 
  4. Enter your new password

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About Us

NYEC improves the lives of the more than 4 million young people who are out of school and out of work. We strive to achieve equity and transformation by improving the effectiveness of the organizations, and the systems, that serve opportunity youth.