Category Archives: Mentoring

Calling All Giant Shoppers!

Round up your purchases to the nearest dollar¬†to support our Mentoring Programs!¬† Giant Food is kicking off 2024 with the #RoundUp Campaign, and your change can help us make CHANGE in our community! Now through February 29, 2024, when you round up at the register at any of the 165 Giant Food locations in the […]

We’re Hiring!!

Community Youth Advance is hiring! We are expanding our team to support Mentoring Development and Youth Re-Engagement! Are you passionate about youth development and supporting students in unleashing their brilliance? We would love to have you join our team! Use the below links to check out the job descriptions and apply today! Director of Youth […]

The Mentoring Impact

Mentoring to Manhood is a program of Community Youth Advance focused on¬†supporting young men of color through mentorship, character building and life skills. Recently, we asked one of our graduating senior Andre and his brother Adriene to reflect on their experiences with the program and the lessons and skills they have learned that will sustain […]

Our Response to Distance Learning during COVID-19

Community Youth Advance is raising dollars to fund the purchase of laptops (complete with 1 year of Microsoft Office & antivirus protection) for students who don’t have access to technology at home. Many of the students we serve face barriers to success inside and outside the classroom. This includes being disconnected from community services and […]

Meet Jordan

Meet Jordan, a Community Youth Advance Mentoring to Manhood student: My name is Jordan Baxter; I am 14 years old and I have Autism. I have social, emotional¬†speech and developmental delay. I currently run track, take martial arts every day and I¬†attending Mentoring to Manhood. I currently attend Surrattsville High School located in Clinton,¬†MD which […]

From Mentee to Mentor

From Mentee to Mentor A Profile by: Jonathan Anderson Community Youth Advance Summer 2019 Intern Cavaggio is currently a mentor in Community Youth Advance‚Äôs Mentoring to Manhood(M2M) program. Cavaggio has been involved in the program for about 3 years now, but he started his journey as a mentee in the program when he was 10.¬† […]

County Special Partnership Grant Expands to Community Youth Advance

Community Youth Advance has been accepted into¬†the¬†Ready for Work Capacity Building Program¬†presented by The Prince George‚Äôs County Council and Venture Philanthropy Partners (VPP), in partnership with¬†Fair Chance¬†DC. This 3-year cohort program is the result of the council‚Äôs expansion of its special partnership grant initiative designed to support nonprofit growth in Prince George‚Äôs County. The grant […]

Raymond’s Story

“As an 8th grader at Kenmoor Middle, I excelled at football and basketball, and struggled in my classes. I was a C and D student. Sports had my full attention and that was a problem. I joined M2M for tutoring and mentoring. My mentors recognized my dedication to sports and helped me not only overcome […]