YouthBuild USA has guided the development of an expanding national network of more than 225 local YouthBuild programs. YouthBuild USA orchestrates advocacy for public funding; guidance and quality assurance in program implementation; leadership opportunities for youth and staff; research to understand best practices; and grants and loans to YouthBuild affiliates. YouthBuild USA also contributes to the broader youth and community development fields in order to diminish poverty in the United States and internationally.
In our role as the leader of the national YouthBuild movement, YouthBuild USA:
– Supports the YouthBuild network
– Advocates for YouthBuild programs
– Develops future leaders
– Contributes to the youth development field