Education leader Chi Kim and entrepreneur Ray Mills have been elected to the Board of Directors for YouthBuild USA, a global nonprofit championing opportunity youth — young adults between the ages of 16 and 24 who are neither in school nor employed — as they earn the knowledge, training and opportunities that lead to long-term professional and personal success.
Bank of America has recognized YouthBuild USA as a national Neighborhood Builder and awarded a $200,000 grant in recognition of the nonprofit’s leadership in bolstering economic mobility for opportunity youth across the nation.
In recognition of its service to opportunity youth, YouthBuild USA has been awarded an $8.9 million grant from AmeriCorps, the federal agency for national service and community volunteerism, to help young people across the nation build the skillsets and mindsets that lead to long-term professional and personal success.
YouthBuild is proud to announce that we’ve won four communications awards for our all-new website, launched in October 2020! YouthBuild.org won two Communicator Awards of Distinction in the nonprofit website and website redesign categories. With over 6,000 entries received from across the U.S. and around the world, the Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program honoring creative excellence for marketing and communications professionals.
As part of its Generation Next program to encourage and empower young people to join the skilled trades, This Old House is pleased to announce a partnership and collaboration with YouthBuild USA, a nonprofit organization that champions opportunity youth who aspire to improve their lives and communities but lack the knowledge, skills, and resources to reach their full potential.
From March 18 – March 31, customers at participating Taco Bell locations will be given the option to donate $1 at check-out in-store or through the drive-thru to support the brand’s Helping Hand fundraiser via donations to several charitable organizations. Funds raised at company restaurants will go towards YouthBuild USA.