Youth Policy Institute

Contact Information

634 S Spring St
Fl 10
Los Angeles, CA 90014 - 3912
(213) 688-2802
FY 2015 AmeriCorps National Direct

Executive Summary

The Youth Policy Institute (YPI) proposes to have 50 AmeriCorps members who will provide postsecondary preparation support in the Promise Zones located in Los Angeles, CA and Philadelphia, PA. At the end of first program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for 75% of students (1,440 students) served being on-track (progressing to the next grade if in 10th-11th grade) or successfully placed into post-secondary options if in 12th grade. Members will leverage an additional 208 volunteers who will be engaged in career development services. This program will focus on the CNCS focus area of Education. The CNCS investment of $663,462 will be matched with $641,572 in private funding.

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