From tulip planting to fundraisers –
check out our year-round events!




Hope Fore the Holidays: A Holiday Bash to Smash the Stigma

December 17, 2022 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

A holiday bash to smash the stigma surrounding mental health: Celebrate the season with an evening of holiday cheer, friends & family. Tickets includes: Live holiday music from Portland’s finest musicians: Max Cantlin (guitar), Colin Winsor (bass) & Pete Dugas (piano) Allagash beer on tap, plus wine and other festive libations Sweet & savory hors …

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Storytelling Alchemy

January 1, 2023

Twice a year, YTP offers its powerful and transformative Storytelling Alchemy online course, where you’ll learn how to share your personal story as well as the fundamentals of storytelling including narrative arc and how to approach difficult topics in non-triggering ways. Just like an alchemist who changes metal to gold, you will learn how to …

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Adult Education


We are taking on and talking about the “Elephant in the Room: Mental Illness” in YTP’s adult education course.

Creating a Daily Practice


Our new nature-based arts programming was inspired by the thousands of yellow tulip bulbs that are planted each year across the US and world by people of all ages in schools and communities.

Past Events

We Need To Talk: Community Conversation

November 17 – November 17, 2022 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Come join us for a Community Conversation at the Falmouth Memorial Library. From 5:30-6:30pm on November 17, you can partake in this conversation with YTP members, FHS students, and community members!

YTP Presents & Tables at 2022 MYAN Conference

November 03 – November 4, 2022

Come join YTP as a Speaker at the MYAN Conference this year! “The MYAN conference is designed by young people for young people and welcomes and encourages adult allies. The Maine Youth Leadership Conference centers around discussions about youth leadership, restorative practices in schools, Black Lives Matter and anti-racism, adolescent mental health & wellness, climate …

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Wells, ME — Hope Garden Planting

October 15 – October 15, 2022

GFWC Maine X YTP Speaker Event

October 15 – October 15, 2022

Greenwich, CT — Hope Garden Planting

October 08 – October 8, 2022

Move It! for Mental Health

May 01 – May 31, 2022

This May, we’re kicking off our second month-long fundraising initiative–Tails & Tulips– in which participants engage in physical activity with their furry friends and raise funds for and build awareness around our cause. To learn more, register or donate, CLICK HERE. 

“Hope Happens” Art Show in VT

March 01 – March 28, 2022

The “Hope Happens” art show opened up at the Penny Cluse Cafe on March 1st and will be on display through the end of the month. The show is a collaboration between the Yellow Tulip Project, a non-profit with the goal of smashing the stigma around mental illness; YTP’s creative advisor, Susan Teare; and Sarah …

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DEI Training (Workshop #3)

January 30 – January 30, 2022 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

YTP partners with the Racial Equity & Justice firm to bring our team DEI training geared towards youth mental health.  This is workshop 3 of 4.

Social Emotional Health: How Trauma Impacts the Brain

January 27 – January 27, 2022 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

YTP’s Executive Director Suzanne Fox is presenting for Parent University–be sure to check it out!

Learn The Ropes: Virtual Mini-Summit for Everyone

January 09 – January 9, 2022 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Join the Yellow Tulip Project in our kick-off to 2022– an interactive 90 minute mini-summit where you’ll learn the YTP basics!  Use this Eventbrite link to register. ABOUT THIS EVENT: Are you ready to Learn the Ropes in 2022?! Start off the new year right by joining the Yellow Tulip Project in this mini-summit dedicated …

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Got Hope?

October 01 – October 31, 2022

The Yellow Tulip Project is a small non-profit with big hearts and even bigger goals.  We are fiercely committed to building a strong and supportive community and working together to smash the stigma surrounding mental health and let people know that there is help and hope out there.   ‘Got Hope?’ is YTP’s annual October Campaign …

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Got Hope Campaign

August 01 – August 31, 2021

Stigma Stories

November 5, 2021 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Rithvika–YTP’s co-Director of the Diversity & Equity Task Force–shares her experience as an Indian-American person dealing with mental health stigma, and will leave space for questions & discussion.   Register here for the event.


August 7, 2021 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Virtual Paint Night: What Does Hope Mean to You?


October 31, 2021 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm


February 20, 2022 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Self-love is so important because it not only allows you to prioritize your mental, emotions, and physical health, but it also allows you to celebrate how incredible you truly are! Join us for an Enrichment Event on Sunday, February 20th at 5:30-6:30pm EST to talk about self-love and do some fun self-love activities with us! Be kind to yourself. …

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Stigma Stories

January 23, 2022 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Featuring the stories of both Vincent and Rook from MaineTransNet, focusing on their gender identity and relationship to mental health. Visit our Eventbrite page for updates & registration.

Stigma Stories: Julia Castro

March 27, 2022 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Storytellers share personal experiences about how their identity intersects with mental health! Join Julia Castro on Sunday, March 27th at 5:30-6:30pm EST to talk about her journey with mental health. REGISTER HERE.    “I am Mexican born in a state that borders the Arizona border, Sonoran, and the only female daughter of three. Much of my …

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April 23, 2022 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm


February 20, 2021 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Stigma Stories

May 8, 2022 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Stigma Stories

September 12, 2021 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Cross Cultural Conversations

October 26, 2021 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Join YTP and Lower Low Salary, a Taiwanese student group focused on mental health, for a conversation of mental health across cultures. YTP is partnering with Lower Low Salary, a Taiwanese student group committed to focusing on youth mental health, to discuss mental health across cultures. We will explore and discuss different cultural norms and …

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Let’s Talk About the Elephant in the Room! – Adult Ed Mental Health Course

May 10, 2022 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Mental illness is that silent elephant in the room that no one wants to talk about but everyone should. “Let’s Talk About Mental Health” provides a safe and interactive space to learn more about mental health and what we as community members can do to reduce the stigma that surrounds the topic. We’re so proud …

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Youth Leadership Board Q&A Session

February 24, 2022 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm

Youth Leadership Board Q&A Session The Yellow Tulip Project is hosting a virtual Youth Leadership Board Q&A Session on Thursday, February 24th at 2:45-3:45pm EST! This is an opportunity to learn more about what it’s like to be a part of YTP’s Youth Leadership Board and ask any questions you may have — we’re here to support …

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EXIT Oceanside Realty Golf Tournament

May 23, 2022 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

EXIT Reality is partnering with the Yellow Tulip Project for a Golf Tournament to raise funds and help smash the stigma. The event will be held at Old Marsh Country Club in Wells, ME To learn more about the event and register, click here. 

Boston Hope Day

May 7, 2022 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

The Boston Hope Day at Rose Kennedy Greenway is this Saturday, May 7th from 12:30pm to 2:30pm and will be located near the intersection of Seaport Blvd and Atlantic Ave!

Enrichment: Self-care & Meditation

May 22, 2022 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Join us for a relaxing Enrichment event on Sunday, May 22nd at 5:30-6:30pm ET and take a moment to slow down and just be. Center yourself in your body and mind with yoga & guided meditation!  REGISTER HERE   Be kind to yourself. You deserve it. You Matter. Note: Enrichment events are a space to foster hope, …

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Smash the Stigma: Youth Voices on Mental Health in the Arctic

August 9, 2022 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Yellow Tulip Project and BERGIÐ Headspace invite you to join a roundtable dialogue with youth mental health activists from several Arctic countries. YTP’s Julia Hansen (co-Founder) and Danielle Whyte (Director of Ambassador Outreach) will be featured speakers. August 9th, 4:00-5:00 PM GMT (11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST)   REGISTER HERE MORE INFO

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