Meet Terri Simpson, Alexis Lindsay, and Armanie White. They are CYC students at Withrow High School and were recently featured in the Cincinnati Enquirer article, “Turning 14 in Cincinnati.”

If you have ever wondered why CYC makes its mission to empower vulnerable youths to overcome obstacles, this in-depth article from The Cincinnati Enquirer will paint a vivid picture for you. By listening to the personal and heartfelt confessions of inner-city 14-year-olds, we learn that they face the same self-doubt and uncertainty as all teens, but accompanied by profound fear and a daily fight for survival.

Read this article and come face to face with the students we serve – those who need us the most.