Welcome to Youth Action Project!

The Youth Action Project is a non-profit organization that works to empower San Bernardino's youth to develop the skills and habits needed for economic and social success. Our work is intended to bring positive change by helping local youth graduate from high school, complete college or vocational training, develop work skills, and make responsible choices. Learn more

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17 San Bernardino students selected for Outstanding Student Awards

17 San Bernardino students selected for Outstanding Student Awards

By | July 8, 2014 at 7:44 pm | No comments |

17 San Bernardino students selected for Outstanding Student Awards SAN BERNARDINO -- Seventeen San Bernardino City Unified School District students received Outstanding Student Awards from the Board of Education recently. The students were honored for achievement in...

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Motivating Kids to Read: Teenagers and Reading

Motivating Kids to Read: Teenagers and Reading

By | June 17, 2014 at 7:37 pm | No comments |

Perhaps the teenagers in your family were once avid readers but now hardly ever open a book, or perhaps they never liked reading in the first place. As an adult, you know that reading is important and you obviously want to make sure that the teenagers in your life grow into...

Posted in: Educational Tidbits, Uncategorized, Young Leaders, Young Workers

Literacy Development Begins at Home, With a Literate Home Environment

Literacy Development Begins at Home, With a Literate Home Environment

By | June 6, 2014 at 7:27 pm | No comments |

One of the most effective approaches to helping young children develop literacy skills is having a home environment that supports literacy. Research clearly shows that instructional environments have a powerful impact on children's growth in reading. While much of the research...

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2014 YAP Book Exchange

2014 YAP Book Exchange

By | June 5, 2014 at 6:51 pm | No comments |

2014 YAP Book Exchange Donate your old books! Join us in the fight against illiteracy in our community! Donate or exchange your new or used books (in good condition) to help provide our youth with the tools they need to be successful. Saturday June 21st 2014 from...

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Cal State plans push to hire more full-time faculty

Cal State plans push to hire more full-time faculty

By | June 2, 2014 at 7:11 pm | No comments |

By Carla Rivera Los Angeles Times California State University is embarking on a hiring spree, aiming to add 700 new full-time faculty members next year in an attempt to reverse years of class and staff reductions and improve student success. The push comes as the university...

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