Category Archives: Recent News

Community Youth Advance: Closing The Gap report

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 Newtonā€™s Thinkers […]

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 Advanceā€™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.Ā  […]

County Special Partnership Grant Expands to Community Youth Advance

Community Youth Advance has been accepted intoĀ theĀ Ready for Work Capacity Building ProgramĀ presented by The Prince Georgeā€™s County Council and Venture Philanthropy Partners (VPP), in partnership withĀ Fair ChanceĀ DC. This 3-year cohort program is the result of the councilā€™s expansion of its special partnership grant initiative designed to support nonprofit growth in Prince Georgeā€™s 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 […]

Dhevan’s Story

“I just finished my 10th grade year successfully, thanks to M2M. When I joined the tutoring program, I had a 2.75 GPA. The tutoring I received boosted my 2nd quarter report card grades to a 3.67 GPA. I continued with tutoring and remained on honor roll for both the 3rd and 4th quarters. My tutors, […]

JaAir’s Story

“Iā€™m a 6th grader and I just finished my first year with M2M. I couldnā€™t get my grades above a C in my main classes. Thanks to M2M, I improved my grades to finally making honor roll for both the 3rd and 4th quarters. I was glad to be able to turn my grades around, […]