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Youth Development and Social Initiatives

AmeriCorps Members can earn a bi-weekly stipend up to $11,960, and an education award up to $4,441.50 upon successful completion of 9-12 month term.

Supporting school readiness and early childhood learning.

Learning beyond the bell in a safe environment. Sign up for fall starting July 20.

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The Department of Youth Development and Social Initiatives is focused on youth, education and the community. The city works to supplement education through before- and after-school programming and community partnerships designed to improve educational achievement, attendance and graduation rates. We are also working to improve our community through social program and innovation. The city focuses on:
For more information about our programs call 702-229-5437.

Strong Future Youth Employment Program

The Strong Future Las Vegas youth employment program provides workforce readiness training and employment to youth in Las Vegas. The training program offers a seven-session course taught by the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and includes resume writing, time management, interview techniques, ethics and professionalism. Adult advisors work closely with youth and their worksite supervisors to provide feedback and guidance, ensuring a meaningful and productive work experience. Find out more about this program.

Small Business Support Services

The Business, Opportunity, Success & Sustainability (B.O.S.S.) Program, is a small business support services that provides counseling, training and mentorship to small businesses that conduct business in the Historic Westside, or wish to conduct business in the Historic Westside. To learn more about this program visit the Small Business Support Center.

Our very own Reinvent Schools teacher was named as Teacher of the Year. Meet Juliana Urbutey and find out what made her stand out from all the other nominees from across the country.

Youth Grants To Improve Neighborhood

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