Young People Make Videos to Explore Race and Policing

While violent images on the national news expose tensions between law enforcement and communities of color, young people in Boston are...


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Summer Employment Program Celebrates Success

Graduates of YOU Boston’s summer employment program gathered yesterday with Mayor Walsh, community leaders, public safety officials, and...


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My Brother’s Keeper Participant Speaks with President Obama

By the time he arrived in Greensboro, North Carolina last week, Devin Edwards had already undertaken the journey of a lifetime. Edwards, 22,...


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“Operation Exit” Graduates Celebrate their Success with Robert Kraft

Returning to civilian life after six years in the army, Edward Morgan, 27, found himself adrift in his native Dorchester. “I did random...


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Operation Exit Graduate Featured in New York Times Magazine

"This here is a lottery ticket." That's Nate Awan's take on the Operation Exit program that changed his life. Awan, a YOU Boston member and...


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Join the YOU Boston Team! YOU Boston is now hiring!

Want a job where you can make a real difference? You're in luck! YOU Boston is currently looking for a Job Developer and Retention...


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This Operation Exit Alum Turned His Second Chance into an Extraordinary Life

Operation Exit changed Devin Edwards' life. The program, which helps court-involved young people enter sustainable careers, gave Devin the...


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Next Step for YOU Boston Youth? College.

YOU Boston is known for providing at-risk young people with work opportunities, from summer jobs to training to transitional employment....


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