WIOA funding gives CYC Jobs for Cincinnati Graduates student opportunity of a lifetime

Courtney Younger, a recent graduate of Oyler High School and the Cincinnati Youth Collaborative (CYC) Work Readiness program, Jobs for Cincinnati Graduates (JCG), is seeing her dreams come true!
With new policies and funding from the Workforce Investment Opportunity Act (WIOA) and the Southwest… Read More

Celebrating Service: Jamie and Charles, AmeriCorps College Guides

National Volunteer Week is about inspiring, recognizing, and encouraging people to seek out imaginative ways to engage in their communities. It’s about demonstrating to the nation that by working together, we have the fortitude to meet our challenges and accomplish our goals. CYC is proud to part… Read More

About Hope: Carlton Collins, CYC College Advisor

College Advisor Carlton Collins works with students at Norwood High School as part of CYC’s GEAR UP Norwood. He connects them with resources and opportunities that guide them toward a clear plan for their lives after high school. In this month’s Youth Matters, he shares how he came into this lin… Read More

Life Commitments: Alexis Washington, CYC Young Professional

Youth Matters contributor Alexis Washington has been involved with CYC in a myriad of ways since 2007. As a College Advisor, a mentor, and a YP Committee member, she sees the many ways in which CYC impacts the community, and the many ways in which community members can be a part of that impact. As a… Read More

We Want YOU: Kent Wellington, Mentor and Board Chair

Author Kent Wellington is a father of two and a 20-year CYC mentor to various vulnerable kids full of spit, vinegar, and potential. He also has served on the CYC board for many years, acting as Board Chair for the past 11 years, and he co-chairs CYC’s Saturday Hoops mentoring program in OTR, now i… Read More