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A BIT ABOUT US

Working Towards a Better Tomorrow

Here at United Youth of America, we see the value in everyone. We want to be a catalyst for positive change, and since our beginnings in 1997, we’ve been driven by the same ideas we initially founded our Non-Profit Organization upon: support, empowerment, and progress. Learn more about our mission, our vision, and how we go about making the changes we want to see.

MISSION

United Youth of America (UYOA), is a non-profit organization, that was established in 1997. UYOA’s mission is to serve the needs of underprivileged, dislocated, and underserved  veterans, youth and adults.

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VISION THROUGH APPRENTICESHIP

Apprenticeships are a form of on-the-job training based on a formal arrangement between entry-level workers, employers and apprenticeship sponsors. Our apprenticeship programs include classroom instruction that enhances a trainee's skills. You would be applying for positions through our sponsors, who then places you the trainees with individual employers. The employer provides a wage, along with practical skills training. At the end of an apprenticeship, the employer may extend a job offer to the apprentice or allow the apprentice to pursue work elsewhere. An industry-recognized certificate or certification, A certificate of completion of an apprenticeship, Employment, A measurable skills gain leading to a credential, A measurable skills gain leading to employment

ACHIEVING YOUR GOALS

United Youth of America (UYOA), goal is to prevent violence and delinquency and to reduce the impact of dislocated workers ages 17 to up.  Through our operating locations residents in Illinois, California, Oklahoma and Georgia can work towards becoming a key part society. UYOA will also work to change your life-trajectory by providing you with instruction on Life Skills, Financial Literacy, Job acquisition and stability, as while as tutoring support for success.

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