YouthBuild is a construction training program serving at-risk young men and women from low-income communities. The goal of the program is to assist youth in overcoming negative attitudes and obtain a self-sufficient life.
CAA's YouthBuild program integrates education, leadership development, counseling, construction and other vocational training skills. Participants work toward their GED while learning job skills and serving their communities by building affordable housing. Youth also have the opportunity to earn a national certification in construction.
The YouthBuild program provides:
A peer support group
Mental toughness training
Participants also receive supportive services, such as: