YouthBuild Louisville assists young people in meeting significant life goals, such as preparing for college and careers, by providing services in education, vocational training, community service, case management, placement, and post-graduation support.

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SUMMERWORKS

Learn about the SUMMERWORKS program!

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Louisville Metro Government has supported the following programs:

  • Spirit Beats was awarded $10k for Drumming Works to do four performances in the community. 20 youth will collaborate with the instructor to develop a marketing plan, art, musical instruments and skills, and to sell products made by building entrepreneurship.
  • UCC was awarded $37,500 for ten youth to obtain certification in DOL-certified Roots of Success, Citizen Forestry 101, and herbicide and pesticide application. 10 youth also participate in weekly service projects and field trips to study job opportunities.
  • Nursing was awarded $31,300 to support 41 lower-income youth, ages 18-24, in getting their GED. These funds also support youth obtaining nursing workforce certifications and being placed into employment or college at the end of their program.

SummerWorks is now accepting applications!

Head over to SummerWorks to learn more about this exciting program and to complete your application!

Alumni Spotlight!

Meet YouthBuild Louisville Alumni Kareem Aljuburi!

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In the news!

Now Enrolling!
YouthBuild Louisville is actively recruiting for our latest class! Please visit our application page to learn more and enroll!

In the news!

YouthBuild Louisville students renovate a historic, 120-year-old home. Click here!

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Sponsors & Partners

YouthBuild Louisville is grateful to all of our sponsors and the partnerships that support our important work. Please visit our partner's page to learn more!

 

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Yarmuth Announces Federal Funding for YouthBuild Louisville - https://t.co/3mNrcq2zKK
Come hang out with us tomorrow from 1-5pm at 760 S. Hancock St. It’s going to be a great time with exciting things happening all around!

#youthbuildlouisville #blockparty #Smoketownsummerbash https://t.co/lV291Qn6WY
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YouthBuild Louisville 2022 Garden Party was a fantastic evening spent with amazing people. We're so thrilled that we had such a great crowd (despite the heat) for our first in-person event in 2 years!
#YBLGardenParty #YouthBuildLouisville #GardenParty2022 https://t.co/11DwVfCPZV
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YouthBuild Louisville 2022 Garden Party was a fantastic evening spent with amazing people. We're so thrilled that we had such a great crowd (despite the heat) for our first in-person event in 2 years!
#YBLGardenParty #YouthBuildLouisville #GardenParty2022 https://t.co/RXh0sr72J2
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YouthBuild Louisville 2022 Garden Party was a fantastic evening spent with amazing people. We're so thrilled that we had such a great crowd (despite the heat) for our first in-person event in 2 years!
#YBLGardenParty #YouthBuildLouisville #GardenParty2022 https://t.co/3xYVMKTm3O
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YouthBuild Louisville: GE Smoketown Streetscape

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