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

Posted on May 24, 2017

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 Specialist! Visit the Boston Planning and Development Agency website to view the job posting and apply… Read More

Summer Employment Program Celebrates Success

Posted on August 11, 2016

Graduates of YOU Boston’s summer employment program gathered yesterday with Mayor Walsh, community leaders, public safety officials, and employers to celebrate the seven weeks they spent working jobs that benefited both the community and themselves. The program participants – all… Read More

Young People Make Videos to Explore Race and Policing

Posted on July 26, 2016

While violent images on the national news expose tensions between law enforcement and communities of color, young people in Boston are creating their own images to promote dialogue. With the help of Press Pass TV, YOU Boston participants joined with other… Read More

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Professional Pathways Gives Young People a Foot in the Door

Posted on July 8, 2016

From the back of the YOU Boston conference room, Khalif McCloud raised his hand to share his thoughts. “Without YOU, I’d still be the street person I was before,” he said. “Without this program, there’s a lot of strife out… Read More

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YOU Boston and Partners to Provide Training in Urban Farming

Posted on May 12, 2016

Mayor Walsh has announced the creation of the Urban Farming Pathways Initiative, a jobs training program for citizens returning from incarceration. The program, which will be overseen by YOU Boston, will train 25 young people in urban agriculture on a city-owned parcel. Read More

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YOU Boston Participant Starts New Chapter as a Coder

Posted on May 9, 2016

Lawrence Brown, 26, needed a hand. When the Boston Center for Youth and Families streetworker program (which works with at-risk youth to de-escalate street violence) met Lawrence, they found a determined young person who needed employment. They referred… Read More