YouthBuild Newark

About YouthBuild Newark

YouthBuild Newark is an innovation-driven youth and community development agency that has drawn upon developmental theory and proven practices to serve Greater Newark’s disconnected (“opportunity”) youth for over 15 years. To successfully engage and prepare young adults for 21st century careers, the agency incorporates academic instruction using New Jersey Student Learning Standards-aligned curriculum; training in in-demand sectors such as construction and healthcare; case management, and life skills and career counseling; service-learning; vocational credentialing; leadership development; and follow-up services.