Youth Development

Entrenous Youth Empowerment Services Inc.

Respect Care Compassion

aka Compton YouthBuild and Whittier YouthBuild

Compton, CA

Mission

EntreNous’ mission is to deliver holistic programs, resources and services to foster healthy communities.

Ruling Year

2014

Chief Programs Officer/ Co Executive Director

Kim Hughes

Chief Operations Officer/ Co Executive Director

Sara Silva

Main Address

1108 N. Oleander Avenue

Compton, CA 90222 USA

Keywords

Youth Leadership , Community Advocacy training, High School diploma, life & financial literacy skills, workforce readiness

EIN

45-5621689

 Number

8519456219

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Youth Development Programs (O50)

Vocational Technical (B30)

Vocational Counseling / Guidance / Testing (J21)

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Programs + Results

What we aim to solve New!

EntreNous' primary objective is to secure sustainable wage employment opportunities for our program participants so they can provide for themselves, their families and their communities. The program design is to improve opportunities for young people through high quality occupational programs training (certifications in culinary arts, construction, and information technology), educational programs (accredited high school diploma plus with co-enrollment is college), resources (case management, counseling, housing, food), and services (transitions, workforce readiness skills, college access preparation).

Our programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Compton YouthBuild

Whittier YouthBuild

Where we workNew!

Our Results

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one. These quantitative program results are self-reported by the organization, illustrating their committment to transparency, learning, and interest in helping the whole sector learn and grow.

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Number of grants and research funding awarded to the institution

TOTALS BY YEAR
Population(s) served

At-risk youth,

Economically disadvantaged, low-income, and poor people

Context notes

DOL Grant -WIOA emphasizes work-based learning. YouthBuild program links what is being done at the work site and what is being taught in the classroom via project based and contextualized learning.

Number of program participants who receive a secondary school diploma or GED

TOTALS BY YEAR
Population(s) served

Adolescents (13-19 years),

Young Adults (20-25 years) ,

Economically disadvantaged, low-income, and poor people

Related program

Compton YouthBuild

Number of teachers retained after 12 months

TOTALS BY YEAR
Population(s) served

Adolescents (13-19 years),

Young Adults (20-25 years) ,

Economically disadvantaged, low-income, and poor people

Related program

Compton YouthBuild

Context notes

We have a very small site. All 3 of our academic teachers have been retained since they joined our program in 2014.

Average number of years of formal education for teachers/instructors

TOTALS BY YEAR
Population(s) served

Adolescents (13-19 years),

Young Adults (20-25 years) ,

Economically disadvantaged, low-income, and poor people

Related program

Compton YouthBuild

Context notes

All of our academic instructors are credentialed teachers, teaching in their subject matter. As of 2017, 2 out of 3 have MA degrees and the 3rd began her MA in 2018.

Number of administrators and staff who plan and experience professional development activities together

TOTALS BY YEAR
Population(s) served

Adolescents (13-19 years),

Young Adults (20-25 years) ,

Economically disadvantaged, low-income, and poor people

Related program

Compton YouthBuild

Context notes

Annually, we host an overnight retreat with the entire team to evaluate the previous year, and design the upcoming year. Outside facilitation allows for administration to participate rather than lead

Charting Impact

Five powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?

What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?

How will they know if they are making progress?

What have and haven't they accomplished so far?

• Provide young people with a deeper understanding of leadership through knowledge, skills and qualities
• Engage in active, authentic and meaningful dialog about community issues
• Promote cross-cultural leadership by appreciating and respecting each other's beliefs, culture and space
• Develop leaders who are confident in their skills and abilities to identify, act and improve challenges in their communities

• Engage young people in meaningful learning opportunities that expand their understanding of the community and world they live in.
• Provide vocational and post-secondary readiness preparation that led to a sustainable life for themselves and their families.
• Provide support to mitigate the myriad of challenges young people face in society

• Respect - Develop an understanding of one another by respecting each other's beliefs, culture and space
• Care - Provide a safe place that allows young people to feel confident and cared for
• Compassion - Implement a system of boundaries, high expectations, support and consistency to allow young people the opportunity to reach their goals while overcoming the challenges they face in their day to day life

Program members complete YouthBuild's leadership and vocational program. Additionally, the Compton YouthBuild School provides an opportunity for YouthBuild members to obtain their High School Diploma through YouthBuild Charter School of California (YCSC).

• July 1, 2013 ENYE secured a business location at 477 E. Compton Blvd., Compton, CA 90221. • August 8, 2013, secured the DBA of Compton YouthBuild. • September 3, 2013 opened the doors to the first cycle of members of Compton YouthBuild. • February 14, 2014 the IRS approve request to be designated as a 50(c)3 nonprofit retroactive to May 25, 2012. • For the 2013-14 program year, there was an average of 60 members per day. • June 26, 2014 the first 33 members of Compton YouthBuild graduated from YouthBuild Charter School of CA. • For 2014-15 program year, there was an average of 82.53 members per day. • March 6, 2015 granted a Full Affiliate license from YouthBuild USA. • June 25, 2015 the second cycle of members from Compton YouthBuild graduated from YouthBuild Charter School of CA, bringing the total number of graduates to 63. • On September 16, 2015 awarded a grant from the US Department of Labor in the amount of $1.1 million over three years.

External Reviews

Financials

Entrenous Youth Empowerment Services Inc.

Fiscal year: Jul 01 - Jun 30

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Board Leadership Practices

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Yes

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

Yes