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Phone: 713-300-8301
5090 Richmond Ave
Suite 476

Houston
Texas 77056
USA
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Target demographics: Disenfranchised youth in Houston, TX area.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 3,000

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Assist with large activity nights:
Mondays and Wednesdays: Gethsemane United Methodist Church 6856 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX
Tuesdays: Trinity Episcopal Church, 1015 Holman Ave, Houston, TX
Thursdays: St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 3471 Westheimer Rd, Houston TX

Geographic areas served: Houston Texas region (Houston, Galveston, Sugar Land, Katy, Conroe, etc.)

Mission:
YA is a non-profit organization creating a youth-centered community built on love and acceptance that allows for intervention, guidance, self-expression, and alternative activities.
Results:
Since 1989 over 13,000 youth have been involved in Youth Advocates; vibrant youth community; over 75% have avoided involvement in illegal activities; over 85% have not offended or re-offended; over 70% have reduced or ended their involvement in gangs; Furthermore over 85% successfully completed high school or their GED and most went on to go to college.

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11/02/10
I served as an AmeriCorps member for 2 years, and I really got a lot out of it. I was able to experience different cultures and lifestyles than the one I grew up with. I met a lot of interesting individuals and I feel that I made difference in at least one person life through my volunteer work. ... more »
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Assist with large activity nights:
Mondays and Wednesdays: Gethsemane United Methodist Church 6856 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX
Tuesdays: Trinity Episcopal Church, 1015 Holman Ave, Houston, TX
Thursdays: St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 3471 Westheimer Rd, Houston TX

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