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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
We are thrilled to announce our Executive Director Danielle Middlebrooks and our Board Chair Marcus Daniels are recipients of the 2020 NBC4/Telemundo 44 Working 4 The Community Award! The pair, along with nonprofit leaders throughout DC and Maryland were awarded during the NBC4/T44 Black History Month Reception on February 25, 2020. “I’m honored to receive […]
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 […]
MISSION: Community Youth Advance transforms out-of-school (OST) time to help our youth thrive. Our OST programs fill existing gaps in local school communities and help our youth find pathways forward. We harness the power of community to help economically disadvantaged youth excel and achieve more in school and life. CYA Saturday School and Newton’s Thinkers […]
From Mentee to Mentor A Profile by: Jonathan Anderson Community Youth Advance Summer 2019 Intern Cavaggio is currently a mentor in Community Youth Advance’s 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. […]
Community Youth Advance has been accepted into the Ready for Work Capacity Building Program presented by The Prince George’s County Council and Venture Philanthropy Partners (VPP), in partnership with Fair Chance DC. This 3-year cohort program is the result of the council’s expansion of its special partnership grant initiative designed to support nonprofit growth in Prince George’s County. The grant […]
Community Youth Advance joins Pat Muse to talk about the grant award, our programs, and our upcoming I’ll Always Love My Mama 5k.
Community Youth Advance was announced as one of the winners of NBCUniversal’s 2018 Project Innovation Grant Program.