Yuma Center encourages young women to "give back" to the D.C. community and collaborates with the PALS program in this effort.
High school and college women make time to tutor and mentor inner-city middle and high school girls every Saturday from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM.
Yuma Center collaborates with the orientation PALS volunteers receive before their summer session.
As the former home of Oakcrest School, the Yuma Center proudly continues the building's commitment to the growth and formation of strong women through its partnership with Oakcrest.
Yuma offers leadership and service opportunities to Oakcrest students.
Bayridge is an independent student residence and cultural center located in the heart of Boston's Back Bay. The facility houses 60 undergraduate and graduate students, who attend a dozen different colleges and universities. Bayridge offers several service opportunities and a College Prep program during the summer for high school women.
Yuma includes Bayridge's summer offerings such as College Prep and Service in the City among the programs it makes available to high school girls.
Girl Talk serves college women primarily through the Girl Talk Institute in which college Campus Ambassadors host monthly discussions for their peers to discuss personal reflections of body image, relationships, friendships, professional development, and personal growth.
Yuma Center provides leadership training to the college leaders within the organization.
For more information visit Bayridge Residence.
Yuma Center joins American Initiatives in supporting projects around the world that aim to improve lives and foster sustainable development. Yuma contributes a percentage of the proceeds earned from its events for professional women to American Initiatives.