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Empowered Youth, Inc.  is a 501c3 public not-for-profit  Diversion Program

PHASE  1:  The Empowered Youth Neighborhood Program

The Empowered Youth Neighborhood Program is a community-based  Intervention/Diversion Program designed to help our students re-direct their lives and break the cycle of recidivism.

It consists of a 6-month (usually court-ordered) program offering  life skills, character-based curriculum, mentors, tutors, and additional services such as family, individual and drug counseling. 

What EYN offers:

  • Character development
  • Activities aimed at restoring self-esteem, self-confidence and trust
  • Academic tutoring
  • Referrals for individual, mental health and drug counseling
  • Saturday Sports/Activities Program
  • Family support
  • Group and one-on-one mentoring

Our goal is to provide support, resources and opportunities to our students in order to better ensure their successful future.

The 6-month EYN program

PHASE  2:  The Empowered Youth Job Development Program

A  Job Development Program founded specifically to provide training and create jobs for Empowered Youth Neighborhood students and graduates.

This second phase provides:

  • Training in hospitality, marketing, nutrition, customer service, purchasing &inventory
  • Cooking classes
  • Entrepreneurship skills
  • Jobs for our students and graduates