May 02, 2023
Cindy Janczyk and Rebecca Zentz
Penn's Youth Initiative, Inc.


Cindy is the Program Director for Penn's Youth Initiative, Inc., serving schools and youth organizations with programming that underscores individual worth, relationship fundamentals and smart decision-making skills. PYI engages 5th-12th graders with fun, age-appropriate classroom presentations throughout Franklin, Adams, and York Counties. Funded by available grants, generous partners, and business sponsorships, PYI offers this dynamic program free of charge to partnering organizations. (To review positive impact data, details on the evidence-based curriculum and testimonials please visit In 2019 Cindy was elected to serve on the Upper Adams School Board.  She also travels internationally, teaching and speaking on healthy relationships.  (Her soft spot is working with orphaned youth.)  She is a published author and a former columnist for the Gettysburg Times.  Cindy and her husband, Hank, have been residents of Adams County for over 30 years.  Their three children are graduates of Biglerville High School.