YOU Boston Participant Starts New Chapter as a Coder

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 him to Operation Exit, an initiative under Youth Options Unlimited Boston and the Mayor's Office of Public Safety.

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Now Accepting Referrals for the 2016 Summer Employment Program!

Summer is just around the corner, which means YOU Boston is getting ready for our 2016 Summer Employment Program. We are currently accepting referrals for any young person aged 14-24 who would like to take part in a meaningful employment experience this summer.

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SELF Graduation for Spring Session

On Tuesday, March 8, 2016 YOU Boston girls who participated in the spring session of the professional development program S.E.L.F (Self Esteem Lasts Forever) gathered together with program facilitators and staff to celebrate their successful completion of the program.

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YOU Boston 2015 Youth Recognition Event

On August 10, 2015 YOU Boston youth gathered at the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building in Dudley Square for our annual 2015 Youth Employee Recognition Event.

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YOU Boston Attends Youth Bank Day!

On Monday, July 27th the Office of Financial Empowerment and the Department of Youth Engagement and Employment hosted Youth Bank Day.

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YOU Boston and Partners Celebrate 15 Operation Exit Graduates

YOU Boston and our partners (BCYF, BPD, Mayor's Office of Public Safety Initiatives, and the Building Trades) celebrated the graduation of 15 participants from Operation Exit (2nd Cycle). Congratulations to the team and our graduates for a job well done!

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Now Accepting Referrals for the 2015 Summer Employment Program!

As YOU Boston staff prepare for another successful summer season, we are excited to announce that we are now accepting referrals for our 2015 summer employment program! This year's seven week program runs from Monday, July 6 through Friday, August 21.

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2nd Annual ‘It Girl” Power and Pride Event

YOU Boston's 2nd annual 'It Girl' Power and Pride event was held on February 26, 2015. This event is designed to empower and build self-esteem for young women in the Boston area who may be facing adversity as they transition into womanhood.

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