Youth Now

aka YN!   |   Washington, DC
This organization has not appeared on the IRS Business Master File in a number of months. It may have merged with another organization or ceased operations.
This organization's exempt status was automatically revoked by the IRS for failure to file a Form 990, 990-EZ, 990-N, or 990-PF for 3 consecutive years. Further investigation and due diligence are warranted.

Mission

Youth Now!s mission is Strengthening Academics, Building Character and Developing Leaders. Through Youth Now, our goal is to promote a positive developmental framework for youth that direct them toward positive pathways of physical and emotional growth, academic success, social and economic development. We have been and will remain committed to serving at-risk youth and youth from low to-moderate income families.

Ruling year info

2007

Principal Officer

Mrs. Kathy Pointer

Main address

814 Alabama Ave SE

Washington, DC 20032

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EIN

20-4659304

NTEE code info

Youth Development Programs (O50)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs and results

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Our programs

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All programs are free of charge to District of Columbia Youth

After School Program: Provides academic reinforcement support and structured afternoon recreational activities. Operates from 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday, offering activities that supplement daily classroom learning, and provides arts and recreational activities. We serve youth Kindegarten-6 Grade, number of students depend on funding ? served 20 students 2006/2007 school year

Homework Hour: Offers youth and families the support needed to complete homework assignments. Tutors and aides are made available to assist students between the hours of 3:00 pm ? 6:00 pm. We serve youth Kindergarten ? 9th Grade -

Mentoring Services: Through a contract with the DC Children & Family Services Agency (CSFA), YN provides mentoring services to at-risk youth. CFSA?s mission is to ?provide a variety of services to meet the developmental needs of children, prevent abuse, provide family life experiences through temporary or permanent placement, and preserve families in the District of Columbia.? We service youth 4 years ? 21 years old. Current service capacity is 55 youth

Summer Program: Fprovide a safe, structured environment from 8:30 am ? 4:30 pm, Monday ? Friday. The program offers activities to help children learn, assist students in retaining academic skills acquired during the previous school year, introduce students to new skills they will encounter at the next grade level, address selected social skills as well as provide a forum for recreational activities and summer fun. The program runs for six weeks, starting the last week in June and ending the first week in August. We serve youth Kindergarten ? 6 Grad. Have served 150 ? 540 students. Capacity depends on funding and space (space provided by the DC Public School System)

Gender-Specific Outreach: In 2005, YN launched two outreach programs, one geared toward girls and young women between the ages of 10 to 18 and the other geared toward boys and young men between the ages of 10 and 24. The mission of both programs is to provide a forum to share experiences and educate youth about the many needs, struggles, challenges, and situations that are prevalent in the lives of young women/young men. Classes, workshops, special events and other activities are held throughout the year. No limitations on service capacity

DC GAME (Girls Acquiring a Meaningful Experience) - part of a 2007 city-wide initiative to enhance the personal and professional development of young women of color? Youth Now! services up to 20 girls & teens.

Leadership Training
Using John Maxwell?s material, the 21 Indespensable Laws of Leadership, Teens & Young Adults go through an intensive 12-week training, discussing, learning and employing leadership principles.
Monday - Thursday

Communication Classes - focuses on developing public speaking skills
Saturdays - Once/month


Life Skills ? classes as scheduled ? length varies depending on subject matters. Past trainings have included Anger management, conflict resolution, credit management, health & nutrition and drug awareness

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Youth Now

Board of directors
as of 2/25/2008
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Cora M. Corry

Alicia M. Corbin

Yaida O. Ford, Esq.