Harnessing the power of community to Teach, Reach and Keep youth on the path to success.

Community Youth Advance is dedicated to advancing the academic, social and career opportunities of boys and girls by providing them, and their families, academic enrichment, mentorship, college prep assistance and access to career training. Community Youth Advance provides comprehensive educational and character-based programming for students in grades K-12.

Our Programs

Academics

Our academic programs include extended-day, Saturday, and summer learning opportunities. Our programs are staffed by certified educators. Science, technology, engineering, art, and math are integral to our curriculum.

Mentorship

Our flagship mentoring program utilizing a matching system to ensure maximum compatibility for optimal relationship building. Our ability to affect the lives of young people rely on the mutual trust between mentor and mentee.

Pathways

Pathways introduce students and mentees to college and career options and are integrated into our academic and mentorship programs. Experiences include college tours, test prep, and mock interviews.

Our Impact

687
Number of Students Served through 2018–2019
8
Program Sites
80
Hours Spent in Extended-Day Learning Each Month
60
Mentors

Newsworthy

We are #PGCPSproud and #PGCPSsafe

Dear CYA Family and Friends, On Wednesday July 15, 2020 Prince George’s County Public Schools CEO Dr. Monica Goldson announced PGCPS plans for distance learning to begin the 2020-2021 school year. I’m writing today to let you know that we stand with Dr. Goldson, PGCPS administrators, parents and teachers in the desire to keep our students safe […]

A Message from our partners at Comcast

A note from our partners at Comcast: Hi Danielle, I hope you’re doing well both personally and in managing the needs of Community Youth Advance. As I hope you know, Comcast continues to offer 60 days of free Internet Essentials service to new customers through June 30, 2020 and it’s never been easier to get approved […]

Community Youth Advance 2019 Annual Report

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