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Y.O.U. Case Managers Committed to Young Adults

Y.O.U. Case Managers play a very important role in our work: They are among the first people a young adult meets when he or she engages with our organization. Their empathy and knowledge of our programs, young adults’ lives, and the opportunities we can make available to them play a critical role in their success.

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New Pathway to a Great Career: Customer Care

Y.O.U. is excited to offer a new program for young adults, 18-24 years old. We have partnered with Generation to offer a new career opportunity: Customer Care. Customer Care, a free program, trains future employees on how to provide excellent customer service in many different industries.

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Alumni Picnic in the Park

A beautiful evening greeted our guests for the annual Y.O.U. Alumni Picnic, August 2, 2018, at Forest Hills Park in Cleveland Heights. Alumni enjoyed good food, fellowship, and fun! More than 40 alumni of JOG, JUMP, Primetime, and ECITY reunited with their peers, learned about new Y.O.U. programs and career opportunities, and connected with former career coaches and Y.O.U. support staff.

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Y.O.U. ProPath Internship Program

Every year area students gain valuable work experience through Y.O.U.’s ProPath Internship Program. This summer 12 youth are interning at five different companies across the city obtaining valuable understanding of careers as diverse as Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, Business, Management, & Administration, Health and Science Technology, Arts, and Communication.

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Youth Career Olympics, Creating Endless Opportunities

More than 250 students from Y.O.U.’s school-based program Jobs for Ohio’s Graduates (JOG) participated in the 2018 Youth Career Olympics (YCO), Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the beautiful Lyndhurst Campus of the Cleveland Clinic. WKYC News Anchor and Reporter Tiffany Tarpley served as the YCO Mistress of Ceremonies at the Victory Celebration, and Monyka S. Price, Chief of Education, City of Cleveland, delivered the keynote address.

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Summer and Year-Round Employment Registration Now OPEN

Cuyahoga County 14 - 24-year-olds can now register for the Summer and Year-Round Employment Program. SYEP finds subsidized and employer-paid jobs and internships for Cuyahoga County youth who need first-time work experiences to serve as a building block to future employment opportunities and an introduction to financial literacy.

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Former Prime Time Participant Inspires Maple Heights ECAC High School

After nine years in the U.S. Navy, special recognition from President Barack Obama, and an undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland, Information System Technician First Class Evan Jackson has come a long way since his days in Y.O.U.’s Prime Time program. Now, armed with real-world knowledge and experience, Evan is giving back to the organization he credits as an integral part of his success.

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Y.O.U. Holiday Hours

Y.O.U. wishes everyone a happy, healthy, and safe holiday season. The Y.O.U. offices (including Day One) will be closed Friday, December 22, 2017, through Tuesday, January 2, 2018. We will return to regular office hours on Wednesday, January 3.

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