The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
The Center for Youth Development through Law inspires and prepares disadvantaged youth for higher education, fulfilling careers, community engagement and leadership.
The Center for Youth Development through Law (CYDL) is a small, award-winning nonprofit organization providing transformative educational programs to youth from disadvantaged communities in Oakland, Berkeley and Richmond, in cooperation with the UC Berkeley School of Law. Through our paid professional internships, law and social justice education, social and emotional development curriculum, college and career development activities, and ongoing mentoring, we inspire and prepare disadvantaged youth for higher education, fulfilling careers, community engagement and leadership. More than 92% of our program alumni attend higher education and many become changemakers in their communities.