Youth Advocacy provides an after-school group mentoring program that focuses on building relationships between young people and caring adults who serve as role models and life coaches. The goal of this program is to reduce and prevent activities that can lead to juvenile delinquency. Mentors accomplish this by enhancing youth develop character, assisting to develop leadership and communication skills, build self-esteem, and to understand positive ways to resolve conflicts.
Youth Leadership Development
YLD Program is an eleven-session youth leadership program that provides participants with the opportunity to develop strong and effective leadership skills by using skill building activities to promote self-esteem, empowerment, conflict resolution, communication skills, goal settings and academic skills.
The Family Sessions are provided once per month and are open to all families within the 78744 communities. Dinner is provided for all those in attendance. All sessions are held at Rodriguez Elementary.
They are offered at various elementary schools in 78744 for youth that reside and/or attend school in 78744.
This program is funded through a grant from the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services through the City of Austin