Urban Youth Workers Institute Overview
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Target demographics: equip and train urban youth leaders for maximum impact in Gospel-centered, life transforming ministry to youth in urban “at-risk” zip codes.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 5,000 urban youth leaders receive training
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Help register participants who attend training and also help to set up and tear down registration at training events.
Geographic areas served: Cities thorughout the U.S
Programs: 90 Degrees - UYWI Certification Program – 90 Degrees is a 12-month intensive leadership development program designed to support high-capacity youth workers as they impact their ministry and community. 90 Degrees focuses on Leadership and Practical Youth Ministry Skills that leaders can reproduce in the lives of ministry colleagues.
RELOAD – RELOAD is a one-day training conference in major cities across the country that gathers and refuels 150-400 urban youth leaders, teaching them core skills, building their inner life and connecting them through practical workshops, networking opportunities and worship.
The Well –An online resource program designed to provide 24/7 access to practical youth ministry training taught by urban ministry experts from across the country.
360 National Conference – This is a 3-day national training event for urban leaders and youth workers who work with at-risk youth across the country for training, refueling and resourcing.
Our goal is to continue to link arms with some of the best and brightest leaders serving in the trenches of America’s at-risk zip codes and build deeper relationships with them.