Empowering Young Minds 

Our Children Should Never Feel Hopeless

Understanding the Brain Through Education and Human Development.

 

SELF REGULATION

How we learn think and behave.

BRAIN SAVERS

Correlation between brain and environment

SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING

Meeting students at the need of their academic, social, and cultural competence

Youth in transition will be able to…

UNDER THE DC YOUTH EMPOWERMENT

  • Communicate and solve problems effectively

  •  Manage mal-adaptive behaviors and increase adaptive behaviors

  •  And to respect themselves and others

  •  Take strides toward their own success

  •  Embrace dreams and ambitions

  •  Build on strengths that promote behavior and academic change

  •  Create pathways for career readiness

LEARN MORE ABOUT WHAT WE DO AND HOW YOU CAN HELP

LEARN MORE ABOUT WHAT WE DO AND HOW YOU CAN HELP

DC Youth Empowerment Group is a Non Profit Organization that specializes in engaging and motivating our youth to use their inner abitility & natural strengths to reach and achieve their full potential.

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Our program is design to empower, embrace, and encourage our youth to overcome environmental issues that point them in unproductive directions through innovation and evidence-based principles and practices. We utilize innovation and application to meet the specific learning needs of our youth. DC Youth Empowerment, provides tools and resources that expand students’ skills and abilities that will increase academic success, post-secondary transition, and social-emotional development.

 

Our  DIRECT AIM is to provide the youth or young adult with building the cognitive capacity through innovation, skills, knowledge and application that will stabilize their emotional stability and social ability, resulting in positive outcomes at home, school,  community and/or  gaining entry into the workforce

 

Our typical student profile includes boys ages 7 – 21 in Washington DC

who are:

 

  • Spiraling out of control

  • Making poor peer relationship choices

  • Causing conflicts at home, in school or in their communities

  • Acting defiant or entitled

  • Having anger management problems

  • Individuals who are seeking a chance and opportunity

EMOTIONAL & ACADEMIC GROWTH

We provide a web of support that increases academic performance, postsecondary transition and social –emotional development. Students receive therapeutic personalized learning through individualized instruction to meet the specific learning needs of the youth:

 

  • In –School Support *Behavior and Academic Support

  • In-Home Support *Dealing with and Managing Surface Behaviors

  • Community (Socio-emotional) Development*Cognitive, and overall Health & Wellness

  • Workforce Development *Preparing for Immediate Employment