cincinnati youth collaborative
“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.“
~ Frederick Douglass
A Community Crisis
This year, it is estimated that 24,000 students in Ohio will drop out of high school. These vulnerable young people face an uphill battle that can plague them throughout their entire lives. CYC students face serious obstacles that can impede their academic success and put them at tremendous risk for dropping out of high school.
A Proven Solution
CYC empowers vulnerable children and young adults to overcome obstacles and succeed in education, career, and life.
In the 2012-13 academic year:
80% of high school students in CYC programs were promoted to the next grade
93% of senior students in CYC programs graduated from high school
70% of senior students in CYC programs transitioned to college
86% of senior students in CYC programs successfully transitioned to college, job or military