Native Youth Community Project
The NYCP is focused on serving the Indigenous youth in partnership with Albemarle County Public Schools to address the college and career readiness needs of 250 high school Native students as the defined local geographic area.
Objectives & Goals
If you're interested in benefitting from the Native Youth Community Project, please complete our eligibility survey below. Then, one of our staff members will contact you personally if you're eligible.
•College acceptance and funding
•Preparation to thrive in college upon HS graduation
•National Career Readiness Certification (NCRC)
•Preparation to enter the workforce upon HS graduation
While supporting college and career readiness, NYCP aims to establish sustainable community collaboration that:
•Embraces Native language, culture, and history
•Cultivates genuine tribal control
•Engages tribal communities
•Inspires a new generation of effective Native teachers
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