Youth Stand United: Employment and Education Program (YSU) is a nurturing learning environment for young people (16 to 21) who have experienced a trauma that has resulted in emotional challenges and/or dropping out of high school.
- FREE for students
- Paid Internships
- Tutoring for High School Equivalency Degree
- No judgement
- Caring and safe environment
- MetroCards and snacks provided
Since 2000, we’ve worked with students who are homeless, come out of foster care, are parents themselves, have been through the criminal justice system, or have been victims of violence.
Our students are resilient and demonstrate a commitment to achieving their education and employment goals.
How Youth Stand United is Unique
Youth Stand United is the only program of its kind in Brooklyn and only one of five in New York City.
- Commitment to emotional health and well-being
- Nutrition & Wellness education
- Experienced faculty who are invested in student success
- Volunteer opportunities through its Leadership Association
- Creative expression opportunities in art and music
Youth Stand United Professional Training Includes:
- Light bookkeeping
- Early childhood education
- Summer youth employment
Seth Low Cornerstone Community Center
137 Belmont Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11212