Providing caring adult connections and life guidance to disadvantaged adolescent youth
YDI scholars engage in an individualized development process that combines project-based learning applications with real-world learning experiences to build critical life skills, career planning and post-secondary education preparedness.
YDI materials and resources nurture social and emotional growth, improved decision making skills, and academic improvement in youth.
YDI Life Skills Academy
The YDI Life skills Academy is an after school program for disadvantaged adolescent youth ages 14-18.
The Life Management Guidance curriculum is an interactive training tool that steers youth through a personalized development process.
YDI mentors frequently say how they receive as much as they give from the program and mentees.
The YDI Youth Employment Program is a coveted reward for those students who complete the Life Management Guidance Course.