|The Center's Youth Empowerment Program focuses on empowering youth through education, organizing, social services and culture programs. The program's mission is to help youth develop public speaking, critical thinking and community organizing skills in order to foster sense of community and to promote youth leadership with the focus of cultivating the next generation community advocates.|
|Fighting Youth Shouting Out for Humanity (FYSH)
The Center's Youth Council, FYSH empowers youth to work on issues facing themselves, their peers and other communities of color. Every year, members choose an issue, then plan and organize around it to educate the community and gain support for the cause.
This young women's only program focuses on promoting a better understanding of women's issues in the community. By discussing critical women's issues and designing their own public awareness campaign, young women learn to develop their leadership and understand what it means to advocate for reproductive justice.
Based on their belief that education is a human right, youth leaders of the Center and its regional affiliates' envisioned and contributed to this scholarship fund by grassroots fundraising efforts and other activities related to the DREAM Act. Intended for college-bound students with financial need, this annual fund will be available to anyone regardless of their immigration status.
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As the proud grantee of After School Matters (ASM) and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). Any high school students residing in the city can take following classes free of cost all year round: fan dancing classes, poongmul -Korean traditional drumming- workshops, homework assistance, mentoring, and other workshops.
College Assistance Services
The Center also offers other assistance for students and parents such as FAFSA workshops, college library, Gates Millennium Scholarship Info Sessions, college application/scholarship search assistance, and publication of school system guides in English and in Korean.