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Transcript of MHYC YouthBuild
3.2% of Whites
8.6% of African Americans
9.9% of Hispanics
10.1% of Native American 2010 Colorado Dropout Rates National Center for Education Statistics graduation rate in Denver Housing is affordable = lower income families pay 30-40% of its monthly income for housing. stable families
vibrant neighborhoods 58.8% Within 10 miles of Denver, the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $868. To be able to afford a typical two-bedroom apartment in Denver,
a person or family needs to earn at least $19.63 per hour
or more than $40,500 annually. of homeless in Denver are Homelessness of homeless are children. 25% Where do many of the rest live? The majority of these people could achieve stability if additional housing services were available. Poverty Leadership Development and Rise Up classes
Leadership roles Leadership Development Non-profit project
Middle school mentors
Presentations 514 units 140 GEDs 2 HS Diplomas YouthBuild Shop YouthBuild Classroom $33,764 Since 2003, YouthBuild Corpsmembers have earned of AmeriCorps Education Awards and constructed of affordable housing. 104 PACT Certificates Worksite Since 2003, YouthBuild CMs have earned: Practice new skills
Detailed safety instruction Denver Housing Authority
Large scale affordable housing GED/HS Diploma instruction
Career and College Readiness Training (CRT) Diverse Lifeskills workshops
Service (PACE/Bessie's Hope) LEED sites: environmental construction practices
Subcontractors: diverse work a strong economy
a healthy region Affordable Housing is critical. It promotes: 50% families. 15% Specific curriculum including Leadership Development, Blueprint for Democracy and Rise Up
PACE and intentional service projects for leadership skills Leadership Development within YouthBuild