YouthBuild USA, Inc

Contact Information

58 Day St
Somerville, MA 02144 - 2800
(617) 741-1226
AmeriCorps National Direct FY 2013

Executive Summary

In each year of the grant, 3,200 YouthBuild AmeriCorps members will leverage an additional 5,400 volunteers to build or repair at least 650 affordable housing units for low-income individuals and families in 94 low-income urban and rural communities across the country. During the 3-year grant period, at least 1,950 units of affordable housing will be made available to at least 4,500 low-income individuals. In addition, 4,900 economically disadvantaged YouthBuild AmeriCorps members who were unemployed prior to their term of service will secure employment during their term of service or within one year after finishing. 2,030 economically disadvantaged YouthBuild AmeriCorps members who have not obtained their high school credential prior to the start of their term of service will obtain a GED or HSD while serving or within one year after finishing the program. 2,400 economically disadvantaged members will enter post-secondary education during or within one year after completion. This project will focus on the CNCS focus area of Economic Opportunity. The CNCS investment of $9,011,385 will be matched with $9,011,385.

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