Welcome to Youth Action Project!

The Youth Action Project is a non-profit organization that works to empower San Bernardino's youth to develop the skills and habits needed for economic and social success. Our work is intended to bring positive change by helping local youth graduate from high school, complete college or vocational training, develop work skills, and make responsible choices. Learn more

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Increasing Graduation Rates Through Career Pathways Summit

Increasing Graduation Rates Through Career Pathways Summit

By | October 23, 2014 at 4:10 pm | No comments |

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YAP to Celebrate 10 Years of Service

YAP to Celebrate 10 Years of Service

By | September 18, 2014 at 9:25 pm | No comments |

Youth Action Project Would Be Honored By Your Presence at the  "Ten Years of Building a Better Community, One Youth at a Time"  Fundraiser Gala & Program Benefiting YAP's Young Workers and Young Scholars Initiatives  Thursday, October 16, 2014 Riverside...

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17 San Bernardino students selected for Outstanding Student Awards

17 San Bernardino students selected for Outstanding Student Awards

By | July 8, 2014 at 7:44 pm | No comments |

17 San Bernardino students selected for Outstanding Student Awards SAN BERNARDINO -- Seventeen San Bernardino City Unified School District students received Outstanding Student Awards from the Board of Education recently. The students were honored for achievement in...

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Motivating Kids to Read: Teenagers and Reading

Motivating Kids to Read: Teenagers and Reading

By | June 17, 2014 at 7:37 pm | No comments |

Perhaps the teenagers in your family were once avid readers but now hardly ever open a book, or perhaps they never liked reading in the first place. As an adult, you know that reading is important and you obviously want to make sure that the teenagers in your life grow into...

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Literacy Development Begins at Home, With a Literate Home Environment

Literacy Development Begins at Home, With a Literate Home Environment

By | June 6, 2014 at 7:27 pm | No comments |

One of the most effective approaches to helping young children develop literacy skills is having a home environment that supports literacy. Research clearly shows that instructional environments have a powerful impact on children's growth in reading. While much of the research...

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