|Company type||Direct Employer|
We believe that young people thrive when they have access to supportive resources and are able to contribute to and connect with their communities.
The Choice Program at UMBC utilizes a community-based, family-centered approach in order to promote positive outcomes for young people and families in Maryland. Our AmeriCorps Members serve as advocates and work to connect families to self-identified, needed resources and reinforce a strengths-based, anti-racist, approach to youth development.
We engage in a collaborative process of service: where young people set goals for themselves and are supported by their Choice mentors along the way.
To us, youth development includes:
More info about The Choice Program can be found at choiceprograms.org