Youth Policy Institute

Contact Information

634 S Spring St
Fl 10
Los Angeles, CA 90014 - 3912
(818) 899-5550 3273
FY 2015 AmeriCorps State Commission

Executive Summary

The Youth Policy Institute proposes to have 54 AmeriCorps members who will provide academic tutoring at 18 schools at 13 sites, plus 2 FT Volunteer Coordinators in Promise Neighborhood schools in Los Angeles. At the end of first program year, AmeriCorps members will be responsible for 65% (1,578) of students who receive at least 30 hours of tutoring in ELA or math progressing one academic proficiency learning level on Scholastic Reading Inventory/Scholastic Math Inventory assessments. In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage an additional 20 ongoing and 720 one time leveraged volunteers who will be engaged in academic tutoring and special events such as Career Fairs and service days. This program will focus on the CNCS focus area of Education. The CNCS investment of $583,070 matched with $956,441, which will include $729,936 in public funding and $226,505 in private funding.

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