Developing youth for a better tomorrow
Crossroads facilitates leadership and workforce development workshops for economically disadvantage youth in Hidalgo, Cameron, Willacy and Starr Counties in South Texas.
Our workshops have a major impact on the youth we serve. Our goal is to encourage youth to become leaders in their communities and to encourage them to serve their community with youth civic engagement. We also dedicated in developing the youth workforce and provide guidance to post-secondary education. We believe that if youth know their path to success they are able to handle the bumps in the road.
February 25-26, 2015 Opportunity Nation
Executive Director, Michael Wilson, attended the 2015 Opportunity Nation Summit in Washington D.C. that united a bipartisan, cross-sector group of business leaders, nonprofits, elected officials, and young people around the urgent crisis of youth unemployment and its impact on opportunity in America.
February 21, 2015 Youth Employment Workshop
Serving youth in the McAllen area in preparing them for the workforce. Workforce Solutions will be present in providing information about the services they provide for youth.
October 25, 2014 Youth Employment Workshop
Youth participants in this workshop will learn employability skills needed to attain employment and how to be productive in their employment. We have employers lined up to hire youth participants.
July 2014 YEI Advisory Committee
We are forming an advisory committee for the Youth Employment Initiative. Be a part of a team that will change the lives of many youth who live in poverty. If you are interested in joining our team please email your interest at firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday Aug 9, 2014 from 8am to 5pm
Youth Employment Workshop at McAllen Chamber of Commerce 1200 Ash Avenue, McAllen, TX 78501.
We need volunteers!!!!
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Youth Employment Workshop
Saturday August 9th
In McAllen Texas
We had our first Youth Employment Workshop. This workshop helped youth gain the skills needed to not only find a job, but how to be successful. We are planning on having our second workshop in October.
Crossroads partnered with ChildFund International 11/9/2013
Crossroads will be working on 3 projects with ChildFund International:
Project 1 Youth Employment Initiative- we will enroll 50 youth (ages 16 to 25) in a youth employment initiative. This program will prepare youth for the workforce by increasing employability skills, work ethics, life skills, personal finance and leadership skills. We are required to get 29 youth employed, but we will exceed this minimum requirement.
Project 2 Youth Leadership Council- we will service 2000 youth in the Rio Grande Valley. Crossroads will set up youth leadership council chapters in communities where economically disadvantage youth live. Youth will have ongoing leadership and life skills training. These chapters will consist of youth leaders who will identify problems in their communities and develop solutions to solve the problem. Youth will learn many skills and improve their communities.
Project 3 Youth Civic Engagement- this past week we worked with ChildFund and several other partners to develop a model for youth civic engagement. Crossroads will continue to work with CFI to create the perfect model, beta test it here in the Valley and then initiate the model throughout the world where CFI service youth.
Crossroads has been blessed in not only having the privilege of servicing youth in the Rio Grande Valley, but will have a greater impact on youth across the world.
Poorest City in the U.S. 10/14/2013
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