As youth enter adulthood, many stay integrally involved with CYC through our workforce development and community training programs, and many stay in touch as lifelong alumni—giving back to CYC and to the communities of San Francisco as professionals, parents, mentors, and civic leaders.
Chinatown’s Central Subway Project will provide rapid transport to and from other parts of San Francisco to Chinatown. While the project is ongoing, SF Municipal Transportation Agency (MTA) bilingual ambassadors are out in the community directing traffic safety and answering logistics questions.
Youth for Community Engagement (YCE) promotes self-development, communication skills, and a positive attitude to help immigrant youth and elderly adapt to a new country. Youth learn the value of what it means to give back and build a community through volunteerism.
CYC youth across San Francisco teach monolingual seniors how to operate smartphones and tablet computers. These invaluable skills give seniors the mobility, access, and freedom to connect to the world beyond their community.
This program teaches and informs the public about the importance of disaster preparedness by providing free seismic, fire, and emergency outreach and education to youth, seniors, residents, businesses, merchants, and community-based organizations.