Established in 1973, Young Community Developers, Inc. (YCD) is a 40 year old 501c (3) community based organization that provides a variety of training and support opportunities for residents of the Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood of San Francisco. Per year some eighteen hundred individuals (1,800) receive employment and training related services through YCD. The targeted population is among the hardest to serve. Over the years YCD has successfully operated both educational and employment based training opportunities for residents of the Southeast Sector.
The mission of Young Community Developers, Inc. (YCD) is to empower and inspire Southeast Sector Residents to engage in employment and educational opportunities. Through comprehensive preparation and training techniques targeted towards enhancing workforce readiness coupled with an inclusive set of additional services, YCD seeks to assist in the removal of employment and education barriers for our disenfranchised residents. YCD is passionately committed to the preparation, placement, and preservation of our Southeast Sector residents, resulting in each responsibly contributing to their personal and professional development, the development of their families, and to the economic development of their neighborhoods.
At Young Community Developers, Inc. our vision is to be community leaders in producing independent and productive members of society by providing innovative and high quality trainings and services. We understand, assist and self-empower individuals with the everyday tools and services that transform the lives in the Southeast Sector of San Francisco. “We make opportunities real!”