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YouthBuild Charter School of California promo video:

Our Founder/CEO Phil Matero’s “No child should leave a loser” TEDxYouthBuildCharterSchool talk

Advice for new students from a recent graduate:

Two R.U.T.H. YouthBuild members talk about the Mental Toughness process and how YouthBuild has changed their lives

 “Beyond the Walls,” featuring Aaron Scholl, video by Benjamin Brian Morris:

Domico Johnson, a 2013 graduate of YouthBuild Charter School of California from our site at Antelope Valley YouthBuild talks about how YouthBuild has transformed him and his community:

Truly inspiring speech from Irvin Barragan, a 2010 YouthBuild Charter School of California graduate from our site at the San Gabriel Valley Conservation Corps YouthBuild:

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   Please join us tomorrow for some fun in the sun! Event will be from 3PM-8PM. There will be food served from 5PM and S'mores at 7PM! We hope many of our graduates can come out! And once again, Congratulations on your success!  #YCSC #graduates #yb #youthbuild  A few of our favorite YouthBuild grad caps this year. #YouthBuild #classof2017 #graduation #gradcap #youthbuildcharter #ycsc #congratsgrads #youdidit #  Our Compton YouthBuild students took a trip to @pepperdine today to participate in research labs hosted by the university's SURB (Summer Undergraduate Research in Biology) Program. Research labs they'll be participating in today include Mathematical Modeling of Ecosystems, Cell Biology, Plant Biology, Animal Ecology, Marine Biology and more! #Compton #youthbuild #fieldtrip #researchlab #pepperdine #SURB #snakes # #Ycsc #youthbuildcharter #biology #ecology #ecosystems #science #STEM #stemeducation #scienceeducation  Proud of our young people marching today! #maydayparade #mayday2017 #youthbuild #socialjusticeEd #Repost @lacausa_yb with @repostapp ・・・ NO MORE FAMILIES TORN APART!! #lacausalives #lacausayb #ycsc #mayday  Happening now!!!
 We love seeing our students get excited about their education. These Compton students had a blast on their field trip to Pepperdine University's Summer Undergraduate Research in Biology program. At YouthBuild Charter School of California, we believe in hands-on, project-based learning. We are now enrolling for 2017-18, so if you're 16-24 years old, need your high school diploma, and live in the Greater L.A. area, call us today to learn how you can earn your HS diploma (for FREE) in a project-based classroom setting: 213-741-2600. #YouthBuild #ItsNotTooLateToGraduate #nowenrolling #STEMed #PBL #handsonlearning #YCSC #Pepperdine #biology #compton #earnyourdiploma #notdropouts #backtoschool  Shout out to 2017 YouthBuild Charter graduate Kimberly Gonzalez who graduated from our South LA site last week. Kim represents all of our brilliant and hard working mothers who continue to strive for their children. Best of luck in all your future endeavors, Kim! We are so proud of you. . . . #graduate #classof2017 #youthbuild #youthbuildcharter #southLA #CRCD #ycsc #grad #proud #graduation  Graduation time is the best time! Our East L.A. grads from @lacausa_yb decorating their caps.  #Repost @lacausa_yb (@get_repost) ・・・ Decorating graduation caps! Congratulations Seniors! #lacausayb #ycsc #lacausayouthbuild #leadership #empowerment #classof2017 #eastlosangeles #losangeles #boyleheights  Over 200 YouthBuild students from across Los Angeles County came out to the Audubon Center at Debs Park today for The C.U.R.E. (Communities Uncovering Real Education), which was a new take on our annual science fair. Students had a blast at their workshops, including the always popular Terrarium Workshop led by Ms. Despenza. Thanks to all the students who came out, the staff who volunteered and the folks who led workshops. Can't wait for next year! #STEM #youthbuild #ycscoutside #auduboncenter #sciencefair #nature #losangeles #YCSC #terrarium #getyourhandsdirty #creative #education #stemeducation #science #outdoors #fieldtrip  Starting a Legacy! Our YCSC Student Alumni Network had the privilege of meeting YouthBuild USA founder Dorothy Stoneman and the new CEO of YouthBuild USA John Valverde today after a very productive meeting. STAY TUNED FOR OUR NEW STUDENT ALUMNI EVENT!!!! #schoolnotprisons #dropbackin  Make sure to come out tomorrow for our student alumni potluck! RSVP: https://goo.gl/MTJXKe. There will be gifts and prizes not to mention free food! Bring your children! Directions:4730 Crystal Springs Dr Los Angeles, California 90027
 Thanks to everyone who came out to our Student/ Alumni Beach Bonfire! We had a blast! See you at our next student/alumni event!!! #youthbuild #YCSC #youthbuildcharter #beachbonfire #studentengagement #beach #celebrate  DON'T FORGET TO RSVP FOR TOMORROW'S REUNION BONFIRE USING THIS LINK --->>> TINYURL.COM/YCSCBONFIRE2K17 JUNE 30TH 3-8PM @ DOCKWEILER BEACH FREE FOOD @5PM & FREE SMORES @7PM BRING YOUR BEACH GEAR AND COME HAVE LOTS OF FUN!!!! CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOU!!! THE LINK IS ALSO IN OUR #OHSUMMER #YCSCBONFIRE2K17  It's graduation season, so what better time than now to share some of our favorite YouthBuild Charter senior portraits!! . . . . #youthbuild #youthbuildcharter #seniorportraits #lacausayb #avyb #ruthyouthbuild #youthjusticecoalition #freeLAhugh #RSBA #YCSC #seniors #graduation #notdropouts #grads #classof2017 #  Happy #teacherappreciationweek! We are so thankful to have such an incredible teaching staff who are dedicated to helping our students counter social inequities and realize their full potential. Students and alumni, want to give your teachers a shoutout? Comment below!! #thankateacher #nationalteachersday #teacherappreciation #youthbuild #teacherappreciationday #weloveourteachers #educators #teach  Come find us for burgers. 4730 Crystal Springs Dr.  YouthBuild students and alumni: if you participated in WebSlam or CODEchella over the past four years, you are eligible to apply for @colocationusa's #codechella scholarship fund! Apply today to win up to $1,000 to pursue a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) degree in college! DM us for more info. #scholarship #youthbuild #youthbuildcharter #codechella2k17 #stemeducation