Welcome to Global Youth Collaborative Inc,

At Global Youth Collaborative Inc, we believe in the power of young minds to shape a better tomorrow. Welcome to a community dedicated to empowering youth, fostering change, and creating opportunities. Together, let’s build a brighter future for Pennsylvania and beyond.

About Us

Welcome to Global Youth Collaborative Inc, where our mission to empower youth and transform futures is brought to life through a dynamic and purposeful approach. At the heart of our strategy is a commitment to inclusivity, ensuring that diverse youth from all backgrounds find support and opportunities within our programs.


Global Youth Collaborative Inc, a beacon of empowerment and transformation since our establishment in early 2023. We proudly achieved our 501(c)(3) non-profit status on October 18, 2023, cementing our dedication to fostering positive change.

Our everyday’s goal is to empower the young minds of Pennsylvania to create lasting change in their communities and the world. Focused on underserved communities, youth of color, and social challenges, we stand on the principles of diversity, inclusion, and opportunity.

Mission & Values

Empowering Youth for Lasting Change: Our Transformative Mission at Global Youth Collaborative Inc

Our core mission is to empower young individuals in Pennsylvania, guiding them to create meaningful and enduring change in their communities and beyond.

In the tapestry of our work, we emphasize inclusivity, focusing on underserved communities, youth of color, and those confronting social challenges.

Vision & Guidlines

Empowering Youth for Lasting Change: Our Transformative Mission at Global Youth Collaborative Inc

We envision a future where every young individual, irrespective of background, experiences empowerment to unlock their full potential.

This vision is grounded in principles that guide our actions and define our commitment to positive transformation.

Our guiding principles embody inclusivity, recognizing the strength found in diversity.

We strive to create an environment where accessibility is a priority, ensuring that all youth, regardless of circumstance, have the opportunity to participate and thrive.

Diversity & Inclusion: We consider all perspectives equally and honestly

Inspiration: Move people to believe in better mentality

Innovation: Make a difference, differently

Impact: Create change that matters

Empowering Youth, Transforming Futures: Our Integrated Approach

At Global Youth Collaborative Inc, our commitment to empowering youth and transforming futures is realized through a purposeful and impactful approach.

In our journey to to empower youth and transform futures is brought to life through a dynamic and purposeful approach.

At the heart of our strategy is a commitment to inclusivity, ensuring that diverse youth from all backgrounds find support and opportunities within our programs.

Our journey begins with inclusive programming designed to meet the diverse needs of young individuals. Through mentorship and guidance, our experienced team empowers youth to navigate challenges and set meaningful goals. 

We go beyond by providing access to resources, breaking down barriers to success and creating a pathway for tangible achievements.

Collaborative partnerships form the backbone of our impact. Engaging with like-minded organizations, community leaders, and stakeholders, we create a united force for positive change. Educational empowerment is a cornerstone, equipping youth with knowledge and skills beyond traditional boundaries.

Our commitment extends to community engagement, encouraging active participation in shaping the environments youth inhabit. Fostering a culture of continuous innovation, we remain agile in addressing evolving needs through technology, creative solutions, and new methodologies.

Meet Our Team: Passionate Advocates for Youth Empowerment

At Global Youth Collaborative Inc, our strength lies in the dedication and expertise of our diverse team—a collective force committed to empowering youth and transforming futures.

Our team at Global Youth Collaborative Inc is united by a shared passion for creating positive change. Together, we work tirelessly to empower youth, break down barriers, and foster a future where every young individual realizes their full potential. Join us on this transformative journey!

Larry Kaplan

Founder & Executive Director

With a vision to create positive change, Larry Kaplan founded Global Youth Collaborative Inc in early 2023. As the Executive Director, Larry brings passion and leadership to guide the organization in its mission.

Emily Rodriguez

Programs Manager

Emily is our Programs Manager, overseeing the development and implementation of inclusive initiatives. With a background in education and youth development, she ensures our programs resonate with the diverse needs of the youth we serve.

Michael Chen

Community Engagement Specialist

Michael, our Community Engagement Specialist, builds bridges between Global Youth Collaborative Inc and the communities we serve. His expertise in community relations fosters meaningful connections and collaborations.

Jason Kaplan

Education Advisor

Dr. Thompson, our Education Advisor, brings a wealth of knowledge to our educational empowerment initiatives. Her expertise ensures that our programs go beyond traditional boundaries, providing valuable learning experiences.

Volunteer with Global Youth Collaborative Inc: Elevate Youth Empowerment

At Global Youth Collaborative Inc, we recognize that the heart of our impact lies in the collective efforts of those who choose to volunteer. Your commitment to uplifting and empowering the youth is what turns our vision into reality.

Together, we create a powerful force for positive change, shaping a future where every young person can thrive.

Join us in this transformative journey, where your involvement becomes the catalyst that propels our initiatives forward.
Your dedication amplifies our impact, breaks down barriers, and provides young individuals with the support and opportunities they need to realize their full potential.

In every volunteer, we find a partner in creating lasting change. Your willingness to contribute is the driving force behind our ability to empower the next generation.

Together, let's build a brighter future—one where the impact of volunteers reverberates through the lives of youth, creating a ripple effect of positive transformation.

Volunteer with Global Youth Collaborative Inc and be the driving force that uplifts the youth and shapes a world of limitless possibilities.

Transparency & Accountability

Global Youth Collaborative Inc is committed to transparency and accountability. We provide detailed financial information, report program impact, adhere to high governance standards, and maintain open communication. Upholding ethical standards and confidentiality, we empower youth worldwide to create positive change.

 We are dedicated to maintaining open and honest communication with our stakeholders, responding promptly and respectfully to inquiries and feedback. 

Upholding ethical standards in all our operations, including fundraising, financial management, and program delivery, is paramount.

Get In Touch

Meet Us

131 SOUTH 22ND STREET SUITE 11 PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103-4346

Call Us

215-584-6695