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Youth and Young Adults

Services

Eligibility

Services

Tutoring and instruction towards high school completion

Occupational skills training towards postsecondary credentials

Paid and unpaid work experiences:

  • Summer and year-round employment
  • On-the-job training
  • Pre-apprenticeship
  • Internships

 

Exposure to in-demand industries

Career exploration

Leadership development

Supportive services

Adult mentoring

Eligibility

OUT-OF-SCHOOL YOUTH

Age 16 to 24 and not attending school

To learn if you are eligible contact a youth service provider.

 

IN-SCHOOL YOUTH

Age 16 to 21 and attending school 

To learn if you are eligible contact a youth service provider.

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Success Stories

Noel Anaya, 20

Noel Anaya, 20

Coming into the program I was working on obtaining a major in both Television Broadcasting and Radio and Social Work. Youth Radio's Pathways Program was able to enroll me into a Berkeley City College Photoshop course.

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Anthony Maldonado

Anthony Maldonado

Anthony enrolled in Youth Enrichment Services in November of 2015 as a high school dropout and a very timid and shy individual. It was a challenge to figure out what career path he would pursue though he understood that obtaining his GED was top priority.

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Cassandra

Cassandra

Interested in a career in health care, she enrolled in the Contra Costa County’s Workforce Development (CCCWDB) Program for out-of-school youth.

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David

David

David was eager to make a fresh start, get his GED and find a career, so he enrolled in the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) program for out-of-school youth.

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Jaileel

Jaileel

When Jaileel graduated from John Swett High School last year, he had never held a job. Today, he's working at an event staffing company and he says he owes his current employment to the Earn and Learn summer jobs program.

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Cesar

Cesar

Cesar has lived in Brentwood his entire life. When he first enrolled in the EASTBAY Works partner Contra Costa County Workforce Development Board’s (CCCWDB) program for out-of-school youth, Cesar had a part-time job washing cars at a local car wash…

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Varun

Varun

Varun came to EASTBAY Works a month after becoming a permanent resident of the United States.

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Jesse

Jesse

Jesse is a former foster youth and high school drop-out who had never held a job before coming to EASTBAY Works and enrolling in the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) program for out-of-school youth.

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