CYC has worked in the Richmond District for over three decades providing opportunities for young people to excel in their lives. Our workforce development and community services are tuned to the unique needs of a neighborhood with high poverty and ethnic diversity, but without the density of resources as some other San Francisco communities.
A New Home
The new CYC Richmond Community Hub will expand education and employment opportunities to young people, low-income adults, and older adults in the Richmond district. The Hub will provide culturally and linguistically appropriate connection services through a mix of outreach, workshops, individual service coordination and community events. Like all CYC programs, this Hub will support cultural pride and a family-centered approach.
Programs in Richmond:
Construction Sector Bridge (CSB), in partnership with CityBuild and other local nonprofits, offers a free job readiness training program for youth in San Francisco aged 17-21 who are interested in learning more about an exciting career in the construction industry doing trade work or administration.
MYEEP (Mayor’s Youth Employment and Education Program) is a workforce development program that brings together multiple neighborhood-based agencies to provide valuable, subsidized work experience to San Francisco youth of high school age who face significant barriers to employment.
Job Readiness for English Language Learners (JRELL) is a workforce development program that provides training and workplace experience to youth aged 14-18 who are primarily immigrant English Language Learners to ensure they are ready and prepared to succeed in school, work, and life.
Supporting Transitions & Aspirations Mentorship Program (STAMP) provides API high school sophomores and juniors with academic, life, and college application skill-building and mentorship. Mentors meet their mentees once a month on Saturdays to build rapport and provide guidance.
Young Adult Worklink (YAWL) is a workforce development program that provides paid skill-building workshops, career counseling, internship experiences, and direct job search services to young adults ages 16-24 to support their economic stability, self-sufficiency, and general well-being.
The Richmond Service Hub is now open to all residents in San Francisco for referrals and access to resources.
The Autumn Moon Festival continues this week in the Richmond district. Thanks to One Richmond for gathering the community for a grand celebration as we give thanks to the moon for a bountiful harvest. Come on out to this family-friendly event and enjoy the food, entertainment, and vendors. Support your local community and don’t forget to stop…
The Job Readiness for English Language Learners (JRELL) program is designed to help youth with English as their second language prepare for employment. Youth will attend weekly workshops where they will learn essential skills such as resume and cover letter writing, professional communication, job searching, interview prepping, career exploration and more. Dates: Wednesdays and Thursday…