Wildfires are devastating communities across California, causing more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes and threatening many more. The Camp Fire in Northern California -- one of three blazing across the state -- is the most destructive in state history. We want to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you find access to shelter. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know the most effective ways to contribute.
Our mission is to help low-income young adults complete their education, learn the necessary skills to become gainfully employed, and build a hopeful future for themselves and their families. Read more
Our mission is to help low-income young adults complete their education, learn the necessary skills to become gainfully employed, and build a hopeful future for themselves and their families.
Our goal is to help young adults striving to transform their lives, YBLC is an education and career training program that fosters self- sufficiency and personal leadership through its integrated curriculum, strong ties to local businesses, and community enhancement projects. In the City of North Chicago, approximately 40% of young people do not finish high school and over 15% of families live in poverty. In our YouthBuild program students can obtain their High School Diploma or their GED, learn job readiness and leadership skills through the building of affordable homes, and earn an AmeriCorps scholarship. In our Bridge to College programs students can earn Post Secondary Education Certificates to prepare them for careers in Transportation, Distribution and Healthcare.