YOUR LIFE YOUR STORY LATINX SUMMER CAMP

Organization name: IUPUI

Program Type

Leadership skills & college/career prep programs

Ages Served:

12-18 Years

Overview

Brief Program Summary: Your Life. Your Story (YLYS) is an evidence-based, interdisciplinary, and community-based youth development program. It is a one-week summer day camp where 30 Latino youth experience a resilience-building curriculum, followed by a selection of art and movement-based activities to explore their identity develop goals for the future and identify barriers and opportunities. Expert professionals from the community lead the day-long activities. College-aged mentors work with teens to enhance learning, act as role models, and serve as a resource. Throughout the week, teens learn skills that will help them deal effectively and positively with the many challenges they face. By teaching teens skills to thrive, we are not only preventing problems but also helping them reach their goals.
Success Metrics: Education: Access for underrepresented populations Social Issues: At-Risk youth Arts and Culture: Cultural appreciation/celebration, Media Arts, Theatre/Performance

Demographics

Number Served & Racial Distribution:

Total Number of Individuals Annually Served

40

Black or African Americans Annually Served

0%

Hispanic or Latinos Annually Served

100%

Geographic Scope:

− Central Indiana Counties: Marion
− Additional/Other Areas of Focus: N/A

Resources

Annual Operating Cost: N/A
Initial Start-Up Cost: $0

Contact Information

Organization Name: IUPUI
Website: https://www.iupui.edu/
Respondents Name: Karen Dace
Email: kdace@iupui.edu

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