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YouthBuild Charter School of California is a free, project-based charter school, rooted in social justice, for students between 16-24 years of age.


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Palmdale Site Launches "One Mic" Podcast

On 4/18/23, our Palmdale site at AV YouthBuild launched a brand new podcast called "One Mic." The podcast was created as a way to give students another platform to lead and inspire others. Learn more about the podcast and listen to the first episode by clicking the link above.
students playing a traditional Thai stringed instrument

Students Attend Thai Music Workshop at UCLA

At the end of Trimester 2, students from our San Gabriel Valley Conservation Corps sites in El Monte and Pomona traveled to UCLA's Herb Alpert School of Music to participate in a special Thai music workshop for high school students, led by Dr. Supeena Insee Adler. Read more about their experience by clicking the link in the heading above.
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Community Action Project Highlight: Canoga Park Carwash

Our sites worked on a lot of incredible community action projects (CAPs) during Trimester 2. Today we are highlighting one of these CAPs, a community carwash fundraiser for the Family Rescue Center. Click the heading to read more.
a graduate walks through a door to a future filled with potential

A Better Future Starts With Your High School Diploma

Is earning your high school diploma worth the time and effort? Definitely! With a diploma, you can increase your earning potential and find more job opportunities, go to college or trade school, complete an apprenticeship and get a union job, start a business, or join the military. If you had to leave high school early and are looking for a second chance to earn your diploma, YouthBuild Charter School of California can help!

At A Glance

  • 15 Years in Operation
  • 15 School Campuses
  • 5,400+ Alumni
  • 64 Full-time Faculty and Staff
  • 71% Graduation Rate