YOU Boston empowers young people from court-involved or at-risk backgroundsto succeed in the workforce, in the community, and in their lives.

YOU Boston Gets Results.

$15/hour

Average wage for youth enteringprivate sector employment

Youth placed in private jobswho stayed for 30+ days

YOU Boston supports young people through three progressive levels of employment – job-readiness training, subsidized employment, and private sector placement – with the goal of preparing them for sustainable, living wage jobs.

By the time YOU Boston youth advance to private sector employment, they show staying power – the result of months of intense case management, mentorship, job training, and personal growth.

And Changes Lives.

Chuckie Cosme started a new life as an apprentice in the sprinklerfitters union thanks to Operation Exit, a YOU Boston program for citizens returning from incarceration. Learn more about Operation Exit.

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FY18-FY19

692

YOUTH SERVED

254

PLACED IN SUBSIDIZED JOBS

121

PLACED IN PRIVATE SECTOR JOBS