Harnessing the Power of Community to Help Our Youth Thrive

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

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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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Welcome our New Board Members

Good afternoon CYA Family! We are continuing to grow and strengthen our infrastructure even during these trying times, and that means adding NEW MEMBERS to our amazing Board of Directors. It is with great pleasure that we welcome Jeron Davis and Sterling Owens to our board! Smith School of Business. As an undergraduate, he was active […]

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