We support young people to explore their full potential in work and life by building their confidence, empathy, curiosity, and access. We offer school based and beacon programs at middle schools and high schools, as well as linked learning opportunities for work and employment skills development.
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Our School Based programs provide youth in grades K-5 with academic support, structured fitness, recreation, and skilled-based enrichment activities. These programs also help newcomer youths learn school-based academic and social/emotional learning skills, and complete high school requirements to prepare for college or post-secondary education. Full-day summer programs help students practice and strengthen curriculum and lessons learned during the school year.
Our Workforce Development programs help young job seekers build the skills necessary to achieve economic self-sufficiency. These programs support skills development and career exploration through job readiness training, placement workshops, internships, numeracy and literacy support, technology and computer skills training.
Transition Opportunities and Programs for Success connects high-risk API Transitional Aged Youth (age 16-24) with caring adults and peers to help them successfully transition into adulthood.
Resilience Empowerment Academic Community Health is focused on improving youth’s health and fitness and developing the discipline, skills, teamwork, and strategies needed for dragon boat racing.
School Based programs:
NCC provides support to youth who are English Language Learners by equipping them with life skills and knowledge to successfully acculturate in the United States socially and academically.
Workforce Development programs:
The High School Partnerships Program at SF International High School offers Work-Based Learning opportunities… [needs editing]
CYC offers a free training program for youth in San Francisco aged 17-21 who are interested in learning more about jobs in the construction industry.
Young Adult Worklink (YAWL) provides paid skill-building workshops, career counseling, 12-week internship experiences, and direct job search services to young adults ages 17-24 to support their economic stability, self-sufficiency, and general well-being.
Job Readiness for English Language Learners (JRELL) provides training and workplace experience to youth 14-18 who are primarily immigrant English Language Learners to ensure they are ready and prepared to succeed in school, work, and life.
MYEEP (Mayor’s Youth Employment and Education Program) is a collaboration of neighborhood-based agencies that provide valuable, subsidized work experience to San Francisco youth of high school age who face significant barriers to employment.