• BCCC Refugee Youth Project BCCC Refugee Youth Project


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Mission Statement

The Baltimore City Community College Refugee Youth Project seeks to improve the lives of Baltimore’s youngest refugees by supporting their academic needs and making their integration simple and meaningful.n.


RYP is committed to its mission of creating a safe environment for refugee children to improve their literacy skills, enhance their knowledge of American culture, engage in enriching extracurricular activities, and grow to be confident, caring individuals. Each year, we serve over 300 students from ages 4-21 through quality services including after-school tutoring, mentoring, summer school, community arts, and social enterprise programs. Our students come from over 17 different countries, including Bhutan, Burma, Iraq, Eritrea, Congo, Syria, and Sudan.



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Would you recommend BCCC Refugee Youth Project?

by Jana S. (2017-05-15 10:36:51.0)
Every Tuesday for most of the Spring Semester I spent 2 hours at RYP for an education class. This program is the most fun I have had with young children. The kids there tell me how much they enjoy it and how much more confident they feel being able to be with students who are like them. The people in charge are always on top of things and obviously care about the students. The students are well behaved, and have such a large want to learn, that helping them is easy. If it fits in my schedule, I wouldn't pass up a chance to work with RYP again.