In 2010, the Gulf Coast experienced the worst oil spill in U.S. history. The disaster created long-lasting, devastating effects. The TxCC Gulf Coast Restoration Program employs young adults in conservation and relief efforts in the region. Members receive hands-on job skills training and certifications, while growing a deeper connection to their community. They work to restore the coastal environment, and support the local economy through improved breeding habitats for ocean wildlife important to the fishing industry.
YouthBuild Austin at American YouthWorks (AYW-YB) is a holistic youth services program that combines academics with career training, leadership development, and community service at no cost to students.
AYW-YB offer young adults, ages 16 to 24, the opportunity to complete their education by earning a high school diploma or GED through the program. Students simultaneously receive career training and certification in computer technology, healthcare, or the green jobs sector. In addition, YouthBuild provides customized support services, including: counseling, basic needs assistance (including food, clothing, shelter, toiletries, child care, health care, etc.), graduate support, college readiness, and a re-entry track for young people exiting the criminal justice system.
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