YouthBuild USA is proud to announce that Representative Karen Bass (D-CA) has been named a YouthBuild Champion, working to amplify the voices of YouthBuild students and alumni in Congress. YouthBuild Champions are congressional leaders who advocate for funding and policies that benefit opportunity youth and their communities.
A story on YouthBuild aired on WCVB Boston’s Chronicle on Monday, December 21st at 7:30PM ET! The episode entitled “Hope for the Holidays” features interviews with YouthBuild USA President and CEO John Valverde and YouthBuild Boston students—Kairee Voltaire and Dion Millsap—who helped build YouthBuild’s new HQ.
YouthBuild USA is delighted to announce an important new white paper resource entitled “Connecting Opportunity Youth and Employers through Work-Based Learning: The benefits, challenges and best practices for building a work-based learning model.”
To strengthen job placement and retention outcomes for opportunity youth in YouthBuild programs across the country, YouthBuild USA has announced the 2020 recipients of its Innovation Grant Program. With generous funding from AT&T, the Innovation Grants help support local YouthBuild programs’ work-based learning initiatives, paid internships or employment placement offerings.
YouthBuild, a nonprofit organization that champions opportunity youth, today unveiled new global branding for the first time since its inception in 1978. YouthBuild’s new visual identity was designed to reflect the breadth and depth of its work and unify its nearly 300 programs around the world.
In an effort to better reflect and represent the communities it serves, YouthBuild USA, a nonprofit organization that champions opportunity youth, has moved its office to the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston.