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Youth Empowerment and Work Study Program
Identify talents, skills, and training needed for job placement and career growth in high school students and young adults.
Session 1: June 12 - July 12
Session 2: July 13 - August 12
Mon.–Wed., from 1–3 p.m.
Thurs. 12–3 p.m.
Sat. 1-3 p.m.
Westwood Indoor Facility,
4065 Airedale Ave.
Next Chapter Program
Providing youth with opportunities for workforce development, wrap-around services, and help establishing permanent connections with supportive adults before leaving the foster care system.
June 12 - August 18
Mon.-Thurs., from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Goodwill Building, 1120 Madison Ave.
Outdoor Maintenance Program
Paid work experiences to nurture career choices and provide a source of income. The work experiences are accompanied by literacy workshops that cover financial literacy, and socialization.
April 15 - November 18
Fri. and Sat., from 12-2 p.m.
Greater Generations Office,
3550 Executive Pkwy Ste. 7165
Historically Black Colleges and Universities Tour
High school students will visit Tennessee State, Fisk University, Kentucky State, Wilberforce, and Central State University to learn about majors, college life, and enrollment requirements.
July 30-August 2
Bus leaves at 7 a.m.
Smith Park Parking Lot, 668 Dorr St.
Healing Hearts: Activities To Restore and Promote Peace
Get skilled in leadership and community engagement acumen that are empowered to connect with community stakeholders, including the safety committee, city leaders, media, community members, and families affected by violence.
June 5 - August 14
Tues. & Thurs., bi-weekly from 10-12 p.m.
Mott Library, 1010 Dorr St.
Girls Hub Fearless Builders
Young Women participants, known as ‘Builders’ will have the opportunity to be part of the ‘A Seat at the Table’ project through classes in carpentry, architecture, and activist art.
Workshop 1: June 6-9
Workshop 2: June 12-16
Workshop 3: June 19-23
Mon.-Fri., from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Women of Toledo - Girls Hub Space,
425 Jefferson Ave.
You Speak Now Academy
A platform for teens to let their creativity and passion shine. Develop confidence, feel an increase in self-worth, learn critical thinking methods, and improve public speaking and communication skills with their peers.
Week 1: June 12-16
Week 2: July 10-14
Week 3: August 7-11
Mon.-Fri., from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
West Toledo Branch Library,
1320 W. Sylvania Ave.
This poetry and performing arts program will engage youth through several art mediums including drawing, writing, performing, drumming, poetry, and painting mixed mediums. This valuable opportunity will help to provide peer-to-peer mentorship, needed resources, and belief in oneself.
Week 1: July 11-13
Week 2: July 18-20
Week 3: July 25-27
Week 4: August 1-3
Mon., Tues., Wed., from 12-3p.m.
Robinson Elementary School,
1075 Horace St.
Engaging youth in weekly conversations. Explore the arts as an avenue for self-expression through the creation of collaborative and individual works of art, including painting, poetry, and performing arts. Community service and volunteerism is integrated into the program.
June 12 - August 18
Tues., Wed., Thurs. from 1-4 p.m.
Junction Coalition, 419 Junction Ave.
Border Blazers Basketball
Promoting training and knowledge of the game of basketball, with a focus on teamwork and developing better players. It's not just about winning its about learning! co-ed
Session 1: May 16 - July 9
Session 2: July 31 - August 31
Tues.-Fri., from 5-7 p.m.
Monroe St. United Methodist Church
3613 Monroe St.
We aim to break down the barriers of entry into golf by teaching life skills through junior golf programming. Participants will have between 1-2 official hours of programming each week to advance through the First Tee curriculum.
June 5 - July 28
Mon.,-Fri., from 4-7 p.m.
Dattilo Family Youth Leadership Center, 4700 Hill Ave.
Participants are not limited based on ability, experience the game of soccer while teaming with other players in their peer group.
May 7, 21, June 11, July 23 from 1-2 p.m.
Aug 13, 27, Sept 10, 24, from 2-3 p.m.
Maumee Soccer Centre
1620 Marketplace Dr.
Planned Parenthood’s Toledo Peer Education program engages and equips 14-19-year-olds with the skills to have medically accurate and judgment-free conversations with their peers. Not only do participants receive life-saving and affirming information, but they are eligible for a stipend of $500 for their time and effort throughout the year.
Ongoing through next yearApply now