YStrive for Youth INC Overview
Target demographics: Santa Barbara, Goleta and Carpinteria areas youth 11-17 years old and young adults 18-24 years old.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 100
Geographic areas served: South Santa Barbara County
Programs: The "Don't Hate the Player" - A neighborhood-based intervention project that helps to resolve conflict through healthy, competitive, non-contact sport tournaments.
The "4REAL Project" - A four-step project that provides real employment for youth and career achievement through classroom-based learning.
Excellence In Education Partnership - Assist students and their families to achieve success in grades 5 to 12 and beyond.
The "H.Y.L.S." Project - A gender-based group to help young ladies succeed in completing juvenile justice requirements.
"PCS Training" - Training project that supports itself by establishing and running actual profit-driven businesses and hiring youth who work under the direction of industry professionals.