YOUTH ACTION PROJECT Overview
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Target demographics: youth and young adults ages 14-25 who come from low-income families. Students who have not passed the California High School Exit Exam. College students who have one or more barriers to employment.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 200
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Mentor and tutor a high school student in math or English language arts.
Geographic areas served: County of San Bernardino
Programs: YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
YAP uses a peer-to-peer and near-to-peer approach in its programming. Youth are connected to positive adults who teach and model appropriate behaviors and life skills.
Students obtain essential skills and strategies necessary for success in, through, and beyond high school.
ECONOMIC COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
YAP assists young people in becoming self-sufficient through a series of financial literacy, work readiness, entrepreneurial development and community organizing activities.