Youth Inspired Videos
Learn how Opportunities for Youth is positively impacting the lives of young adults in Maricopa County!
Brandon Estrada is a recent Graduate of the GateWay Community College Manufacturing Training Program. Brandon was able to use the Opportunities for Youth full-ride scholarship, to complete the program for FREE, receive a certification, continue his education at GateWay Community College (for free), AND get a promotion at work!
Opportunities for Youth partner, Starbucks and Arizona State University have partnered establish the Starbucks College Achievement Plan, which gives partners (employees) the opportunity to earn a college degree at Arizona State University with full tuition coverage.
At her Y-Achievers GED graduation on April 27th, 2019, Jewel Shidler shared the story of how she discovered her “Pathway to a Brighter Future”! Read Her Story, here!
Aubrey Brookover was homeless when she found support from Opportunities for Youth partner, Starbucks. With the support of her leadership, she has learned how hard work can help you be successful on the "Pathway to a Brighter Future"!
Carlos Alvarez is a former opportunity youth from Phoenix, Arizona. Who with the Opportunities for Youth Partner, ACYR returned to high school and graduated with his high school diploma! Hear his story, and learn how anyone can overcome their obstacles and be successful in the pursuit of success!
Listen to Damonte Johnson talk about the importance of believing in your worth, and how Opportunities for Youth helped him discover his worth.
Felix Moran, 25, walks through his old Phoenix neighborhood where he was a disconnected youth. When he was 17 he was sent to prison for burglary and when he was released he struggled to find employment. He is now joining Opportunities for Youth to do outreach to young people facing challenges like he did.