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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Summer Jobs Program for Louisville Youth!

If you'll be 16-21 years old on June 1, 2019 and are a resident of Louisville, you can work to get a quality job this summer thru SummerWorks!  SummerWorks, a partnership of KentuckianaWorks and YouthBuild Louisville, is a free program that matches young people in Louisville to quality summer jobs . Click here to learn more!

Watch our Building Lives Breakfast video!  

2016-2017 Louisville Metro Council Meeting

Watch as YouthBuild Louisville student, Derrick Vincent, makes a presentation to Louisville Metro Council on the importance of the program in the lives of urban youth.  

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YouthBuild Louisville Board Member, Raymond Goose, is inspired by the work at YBL. Click here to learn more about our growth
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YouthBuild Louisville Board Member, Angie Stokes, has long been a supporter and volunteer to the organization. It is people like Angie that allows us to grow our mission along side the community need for our services. Click for more information about our growth.
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YouthBuild Louisville was live — at YouthBuild Louisville.
Kosair Kids Playhouse Reveal
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Anistyn and Easton, and Lola and Oliver, loved their new playhouse. Thank you to the Sponsors and Partners who made this event possible!
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We are proud of our long term partnership with the Building Industry Association. We are fortunate to have Annie Fultz Dutton on our board of directors.

Eight years and counting for @KosairCharities Playhouse Reveal held at YBL . Thank you to @MirandaConstru2, Eldridge company, and YBL students, for working together to build the #KosairKids playhouses. Thank you to our sponsors and special guest speaker @louisvillemayor youthbuildlouky photo

Tomorrow is the big reveal!
Come out to 800 south preston street at 9:30am to see four Kosai Kids recieve playhouses @KosairCharities #KosairKids
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We are so excited to show Kosair Kids: Lola and Oliver, and Anistyn and Easton, their new playhouses built specifically for their needs.
Join us tomorrow at YBL for the annual Playhouse Reveal!

ConGRADulation to Jazmenn and Alethea for receiving their High School Diploma's📚 today at Jefferson County High School. We love seeing our students accomplish their goals! youthbuildlouky photo

We are so grateful to be expanding our campus in Smoketown!

Thank you @AmeriCorps for providing opportunities to #youthbuild to serve our communities and earn scholarship awards. All funding and support is possible because of help from @YouthBuildUSA. Below is a pic of some staff and students volunteering @daretocarefb. #MadeInAmeriCorps youthbuildlouky photo