CCYD IS LIFTING YOUNG LIVES
Founded in 1974, The Chesapeake Center for Youth Development addresses the educational and developmental needs of youth experiencing barriers to success due to educational deficits, troubled family relationships, juvenile delinquency, and limited employment opportunities. To help encourage young people to set realistic goals for themselves and help in reaching those goals, The Chesapeake Center for Youth Development provides innovative high quality and comprehensive services through programs and partnership with other organizations.
Success is defined by enrollment, attendance, program participation, academic achievement, HS Diplomas & GED attainment, acquiring developmental assets, obtaining employment credentials and entering the workforce, a decrease in delinquent activity when applicable, improved social skills and ability to function in mainstream society.
What’s Going on at CCYD?
Take a look at the piece in the Maryland Gazette that features the Rediscovering Me Clubhouse. http://www.capitalgazette.com/maryland_gazette/news/for_the_record/in-their-own-words-why-do-kids-drink/article_3d383aef-94c4-5a46-ad97-5b2c4e36f603.html?mode=jqm
Check out the interview that CCYD Executive Director Ivan Leshinsky did with Yolanda Vazquez on Comcast Newsmakers. http://www.comcastnewsmakers.com/video/25th-annual-bowl
During the month of January the Youth Employment Specialist worked with several clients across different programs. The majority of these programs have been developed by partnering with agencies that serve youth and community members and the Chesapeake Center is offering services that they may not. DSS In January the Chesapeake Center for Youth Development …Read More