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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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 You are cordially invited to our First Annual Student Alumni Potluck @ the Park. A family friendly event taking place on April 15th from 10-5pm. Show off your cooking skills for a chance to win the side dish competition. Please RSVP in the link below. https://goo.gl/forms/KMsj0eZYSuH7icuG2 If you want to volunteer to facilitate activities email Marisol mcuong@youthbuildcharter.org or Gabriel ggutierrez2@youthbuildcharter.org  Young people from our South LA campus at @crcd_southla created this dope banner for the #March4Respect yesterday.  by @leezahg #YouthBuild #artists #activism #losangeles #southLA #march #lovetheyouth #5percentcampaign #supporttheyouth #youthactivism #YCSC #youthbuildcharter  Our intrepid Antelope Valley YouthBuild Chemistry teacher Ruth David helped her students explore the world of household acids and bases. Our students at the Palmdale/AVYB campus tested the pH of several everyday items-- discovering a world of science right in their own homes. Even AVYB's construction manager David Woodman got in on the act! #chemistry #YouthBuild #scienceclass #pHtest  Hanging loose (Phil voice) #ycscoutside  Today our Pomona site was celebrating with their little ones by setting up games and obstacle courses for them to enjoy October festivities. Charles made this beautiful carved pumpkin to serve as a putting hole for kids.  We are blessed with the best #AmeriCorps VISTA members! Thanks, Gabriel, Marisol and Daniela for all that you do for our organization! #1of1million #YouthBuild #serveayear #AmeriCorpsVISTA #nationalservice
 It's almost time for #codechella2k17, so mark your calendars for Saturday, April 8th. Come support our young people as they work in teams over the course of 10 straight hours to code an entire website from start to finish for a #SouthLA business client. The event will take place at LA Trade Tech College, followed by an award ceremony. Email Emily at esuttmeier@youthbuildcharter.org for more info or to RSVP. This event is free and open to people of all ages. We hope you can come join us as our young people code for their community! #youthbuildcharter #ycsc #code #learntocode #tech #codechella #codingforcommunity #careerready #edtech #edu #youthbuild  We are outside of City Hall serving up sandwiches and celebrating the youth, asking the City of LA to allocate 5% of the LAPD budget for a youth development department, youth centers, intervention workers and peace builders. Come join us!! #March4Respect #YouthBuild #lovetheyouth #losangeles #youthadvocacy  Our South LA students from @allpeoplesla had a great time at the @audubon_debspark earlier this week! #ycscoutside #audubon #YouthBuild  A teacher from our Norwalk campus at @fieldofdreams8 onboard the Exy Johnson last Friday fearlessly climbing the rigging. Students participated in the Los Angeles Maritime's Institute's Topsail program for youth. When the going gets tough, don't forget to just keep sailing! #YouthBuild #sailing #ExyJohnson #losangelesmaritimeinstitute #topsail #lamitopsail #exploreLA #fieldtrip #FieldofDreamsLearning #YCSC #YouthBuildCharter  Our South LA students from @allpeoplesla taking a trip on Metro to #RunyonCanyon today! Thanks to Ms. Julia, Ms. T, and Ms. Maria for hooking it up for our youth! #YouthBuild #GoMetro #fieldtrips #regram #metrolosangeles #hiking
   English class in #EastLA at our @lacausa_yb is always fun with Mr. Rosado! #YouthBuild #EngishClass #YCSC  Happy 2017! We will begin posting our monthly newsletters next month with career & job opportunities, college deadlines, scholarship opportunities, and more!! Check out our link for this month's announcement: http://eepurl.com/cw2uZz #DropBackIn #MonthlyNewsletter #College #Career  Our partners at @ruthyouthbuild went all out to celebrate #DiadelosMuertos! #YouthBuild #CanogaPark #RUTHYouthBuild #FelizDiaDeLosMuertos #  Last Friday, our Antelope Valley YouthBuild students met with LA County sheriffs as part of Coffee with a Cop, an opportunity to dialogue with local law enforcement. Led by AVYB's Policy Council advisor Tiffany Estrada, their prospective Policy Council members met and talked with local sheriffs in order to foster better community relations and develop more equity in their neighborhood. #YouthBuild #Palmdale #AntelopeValley #coffeewithacop #communityrelations #AVYB