YouthBuild USA, Inc.
AmeriCorps National Direct FY 2011 (Continuation)
YouthBuild USA unleashes the intelligence and energy of low-income youth to rebuild their communities and lives. Participating young people build affordable housing and earn a GED/diploma while learning leadership skills. With AmeriCorps funds, 2,957 low-income youth serve as YouthBuild AmeriCorps members in 69 of America's poorest communities. These members will develop or repair 350 units of affordable housing, complete high school, prepare for college & careers and develop an ethic of service.