Youth Empowerment Project

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YEP MENTORS

Eligibility:

YEP’s Mentoring programs are currently restricted to referrals from contractual partners.


YEP EDUCATES

New Orleans Providing Literacy to All Youth (NOPLAY)

Eligibility:
  • Over the age of 16 years old
  • Youth who are 16 and 17 years old need to provide a drop slip from their previous school as well as an ” Age Waiver Request“.
  • Youth who are 18 need to provide a drop slip from their previous school.
  • Provide documentation of student’s age (State ID, Drivers License, Birth Certificate, Social Security, etc.)

The Village

Eligibility:
  • Between the ages of 16 and 21 years old.
  • Youth who are 16 and 17 years old need to provide a drop slip from their previous school as well as an ” Age Waiver Request“.
  • Youth who are 18 need to provide a drop slip from their previous school.
  • Provide documentation of student’s age.
NOPLAY Summer Scholars
Eligibility:
  • Between the ages of 16 and 24 years old.
  • Youth who are enrolled (or interested in enrolling) in adult education.
  • Youth must be available for the entirety of one, 4 week program session.
  • YEP’s NOPLAY 2017 Summer Scholars is now closed. Please check back next spring of 2018!

Apply online to enroll in YEP Educates high school equivalency preparation classes through YEP’s Village and NOPLAY Programs located in Central City, Mid-City and Algiers.

Trafigura Work and Learn Center

Eligibility:
  • Between the ages of 16 and 24 years old

Apply online for our Trafigura Work and Learn Center Bike Works, Thrift Works or Design Works classes.

Work & Learn printable application


YEP ENRICHES

Afterschool Program

Eligibility:
  • Ages 7 and older

Kid’s X-Press Summer Camp

2018 Camp Dates: June 4 – July 13

Monday-Friday, 8:15 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Parent Orientation: Weds, May 30 at 6:00 p.m. – YEP Youth Center – 1529 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. New Orleans, LA 70113

Eligibility:
  • Between the ages of 7 and 12 years old
  • Able to comply with NORDC enrollment requirements:
    • Provide proof of Orleans Parish residence
    • Provide proof of full month income from the current year
    • Provide a Report Card from the current school year
    • Complete a NORDC Application (may complete this at registration)
    • Complete a YEP Application  (may complete this at registration)

 


Camp Mariposa

Eligibility:
  • Between the ages of 9 and 12 years old
  • Have a family member who has been impacted by substance abuse

Mariposa – Youth Camp Application
Mariposa – Moyer Foundation Waiver