Just A Start Corporation
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2011
YouthBuild Just A Start engages 49 AmeriCorps members to address the need of maintaining affordable housing in the cities of Cambridge & Chelsea, by providing teams who upgrade housing while maintaining affordability. Program targets low-income youth as members, provides career goal setting, life skills training & extensive support services to encourage retention and success. Members who have dropped out of high school (approx. 83%) receive academic training leading to a high school credential.