Program areas at JCYC
Youth workforce programs:mayor's Youth employment & education program (myeep), prepares high school Youth from low-income households for future economic self-sufficiency through subsidized after-school and summer employment opportunities. The program is implemented through a collaboration of nine neighborhood-based organizations throughout san francisco. Myeep annually serves approximately 1200 youth.san francisco youthworks program (sfyw): high school Youth participate in paid internships in san francisco's city government departments. By working closely with a career mentor, Youth are able to develop their skills and explore their career goals. Additionally, sfyw staff provide access to trainings, career guidance, and connections to subsequent employment. Sfyw annually serves approximately 450 youth.sf stem academy (sfsa): sf stem academy provides Youth with an opportunity to explore the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (stem). During after-school hours and on occasional saturdays, students participate in stem career exploration, job-readiness training, college preparation advising, and math and science supplemental instruction. Sf stem academy annually serves 15 youth.student work experience program (swep): swep provides training and subsidized employment to high school Youth who reside in calworks homes and or are in foster care. Through the opportunities, Youth are able to prepare for future economic self-sufficiency. Swep annually serves over 200 youth.project pull & ssip summer programs: project pull and ssip provides paid internships to san francisco high school juniors and seniors as well as college freshmen who are interested in careers available at the san francisco public utilities commission and department of public works. Through the program, Youth are able to learn about the available careers as well as the requirements for and path to access them. Pp and ssip annually serve 165 youth.jcyc Youth workforce special projects (ywsp) provide paid internships to Youth between the ages of 17-24 that are aligned with their career interests. The internships provide an opportunity for participants to deepen their understanding of a career interest, develop competencies and skills, and build a network that can make them thrive. The program also provides trainings to participants and mentors to maximize program impact. Ywsp serves over 100 Youth annually.
Leadership development:asian Youth prevention services (ayps): ayps is partnership of 4 asian and pacific islander youth-serving organizations that provides information dissemination, the strengthening families program, the life skills training program, and environmental prevention services and activities that prevent, delay, and reduce the use and abuse of alcohol, tobacco and other substances among asian and pacific islander Youth in san francisco. Ayps annually serves over 100 clients, including elementary, middle, and high school Youth and their parents/caregivers.japantown Youth leaders (jyl): jyl develops leadership skills through Community service and supports the personal development of high school Youth. During the school year, Youth plan and implement Community service projects that are based on youths' interests. In addition, Youth participate in workshops that include developing an education plan, career exploration, public speaking, and Community issues. Jyl annually serves 60 youth.nikkei Community internship program (nci): nci provides college students an opportunity to gain valuable experience learning about and supporting the work of Japanese american non-profit organizations in the san francisco bay area and los angeles. Nci also supports the development of the next generation of Community leaders by increasing their awareness of contemporary issues affecting the Community. Nci annually serves between 15- 20 young adults.teen group: teen group is a summer program for middle school Youth that provides a variety of activities including life skills workshops, leadership development, camping and recreation, and field trips both in and outside of san francisco. Youth will also develop their leadership skills by assisting the tomodachi summer daycamp counselors in supervising a group of children. Teen group annually serves 35 50 youth.children's programs:chibi-chan preschool: chibi-chan preschool offers children 2 5 years of age a safe and nurturing environment that stimulates learning and prepares them for future success in school. A hands-on curriculum that enhances cognitive, social/emotional, and physical development fosters independence and exposes the children to a diverse array of experiences. Chibi-chan preschool annually serves 56 children and chibi-chan too preschool annually serves 36 children.tomodachi summer program (tomo): tomo is a 9-week daycamp program that offers children 5 11 years old a unique combination of cultural enrichment, recreation, teambuilding, arts and crafts, and field trips both in and outside of san francisco. Tomo serves 100 children per week.
Education programs:jcyc educational talent search (ets): jcyc ets provides academic advising and information on college preparation, college admissions and financial aid information to low income students who are the first generation in their family to go to college. Jcyc ets services are located in 5 high schools and 5 middle schools. Jcyc ets annually serves 1865 students in san francisco and 503 students in daly city.jcyc upward bound (ub): the goal of jcyc upward bound is to provide students with a comprehensive approach to developing the knowledge and skills - namely, the academic, personal, social and cultural skills - which are necessary for success in higher education. Jcyc ub includes an academic year program and an intensive summer residential experience both specifically designed for first-generation college bound students and low-income students. Ub annually serves 150 youth.san francisco college access center (sfcac): sfcac provides culturally relevant, comprehensive college preparation information and assistance through a partnership with the san francisco unified school district. The program targets high school students who are low income and first in their family attend postsecondary education programs. Sfcac annually serves 600 Youth.