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Capacity Building Hours Provided
"The first time a Black man gave me a book, it was a man from this organization. It is so important for our men to sow into our community.”
"Our identities are interconnected. We cannot separate our race from our gender from how we're being impacted. We have to address it in that way."
“There is a lot of industry near people causing many health issues but luckily with the help of CBE, we’re a family that can be there to address these issues.”
Between July 2019 – January 2020, 2,294 youth were served by 20 community-based programs. A diverse group of youth was served. 69% were Latinx and 20% African- American; 53% were 14-17 years and 31% 11-13 years; 55% identified as male and 44% as female.
Since July 2019, youth participated in 318,618 program touchpoints (i.e. services and activities). The most common Positive Youth Development strategies offered in these touchpoints were: Youth Organizing/Leadership Development, Career/Vocational Development, Socio-Emotional Development, and Case Management.
Since 2019, Ready to Rise grantees have participated in over 2,000 hours of individual level coaching and cohort level training, as well as a multitude of workshops, 1:1 consulting support, and peer learning opportunities.