what we do...
The Mission of Young Community Developers, Inc. is to empower and inspire Southeast Sector Residents to engage in employment and educational opportunities; by applying the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to be creative and achieve personal success; through comprehensive preparation techniques that result in barrier remediation; developing disenfranchised residents into creative problem solvers and responsible contributors to their families and the economic development of Southeast Sector neighborhoods.
From The Executive Director
Dear YCD Friends,
Here at Young Community Developers, Inc. we are dedicated to providing high quality services for participants in the Southeast Sector of San Francisco. By utilizing cutting edge training curriculums and assessments, we are on the verge of becoming the premiere agency for job training, job placement and job sustainability. Over the next few months our professionalism and staff dedication will provide an inside look on what the future holds for YCD, but more importantly what the future holds for the many participants that access YCD’s services.
We will continue to work hard to reach those individuals that are enthused and excited about working and maintaining employment. As we grow our services and our pool of collaborations, we hope that you will be a part of the vision we have for this community. Please don’t hesitate to support or access YCD and what we have to offer.
YCD: “Making Opportunities Real”
Shamann Walton, MPA
Executive Director- Young Community Developers, Inc.
what we offer
JRI :The Job Readiness Initiative is a SF Redevelopment funded job readiness program that develops the work readiness skills of those with multiple barriers to employment. JRI helps participants mitigate employment barriers and provides access to SF’s four Sector Academies.
- Career training/certification
- Employment Opportunities
- Community Participation
- JRI (Job Readiness Initiative) Eight- Week Agency Training
- Summer Work Experience Program
- Youth Employment Programs
- Job Placement
- City Build Training