Expanding opportunities in America’s cities

Youth Build USA Inc.

Somerville, Massachusetts



YouthBuild USA unites a network of 273 local YouthBuild programs in 45 states, Washington and the Virgin Islands engaging nearly 10,000 low-income young adults annually in education, job training and leadership development. Six YouthBuild programs are participating in the LA Pathways initiative, which Kresge has supported to advance the Urban Higher Education Ecosystem strategy. Over two and a half years, funding will be used to improve postsecondary access and success rates by implanting a core approach, building partnerships, opportunity to participate in trainings and use consistent data systems.