Empowering a new generation of Americans
Unity 4Teens (U4T) is a year-round program – after-school and summer –for at-risk middle school age youth. U4T serves youth who attend Apollo, Attucks, Olsen and McNicol Middle Schools. The program has been designed to provide education and enrichment activities to help students attain academic and social success, reduce risk behaviors and learn skills so they may grow into self-sufficient, productive adults. Students learn life skills, explore career paths, develop leadership skills as they participate in the Youth Voice and develop critical thinking skills at their unique Chess Club.
U4T is a youth development program that strives to achieve the following:
Daily Academic Services help youth improve their grades, review classroom material, and learn valuable study habits. Enrichment Activities provide essential life skills training, expose youth to fine arts and cultural activities, and educate them about being part of and giving back to the community.
U4T's signature Case Management services help youth set goals, establish individualized plans to achieve those goals, connect youth – and their families – to essential services and provide follow-up to ensure youth needs are being met
Community Partners: Broward County Public Schools & City of Hollywood
This program would not be possible without the support and leadership of:
Special Thank You to our other funding partners:
If your teen attends Apollo, Attucks, McNicol or Olsen Middle School he/she is eligible to participate in our after school and summer program.
To enroll in the program, please contact us at 954-342-0293 to schedule an appointment with the intake specialist.
NOTE: Please make sure to bring the following to your appointment:
“ …. the importance that Latino families place on a college education. According to a 2009 Pew Hispanic Center survey, 88% of Latinos ages 16 and older agreed that a college degree is necessary to get ahead in life today (Pew Hispanic Center, 2009). By contrast, a separate 2009 survey of all Americans ages 16 and older found that fewer (74%) said the same (Pew Research Social & Demographic Trends, 2009)…”