5 episodes

The Voice Of Opportunity Youth podcast serves as a platform to elevate the voices of young people involved with YouthBuild and shine a light on the positive change being made in their lives. Aged 16-24, YouthBuild students work to reclaim ownership of their lives, their education, and their futures through grit and growth. We look to share the stories of these young people and to prove to them that their voices deserve to be heard and can change the world. This podcast has been funded in part by ArtsinStark.

The Voice of Opportunity Youth Project REBUILD

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

The Voice Of Opportunity Youth podcast serves as a platform to elevate the voices of young people involved with YouthBuild and shine a light on the positive change being made in their lives. Aged 16-24, YouthBuild students work to reclaim ownership of their lives, their education, and their futures through grit and growth. We look to share the stories of these young people and to prove to them that their voices deserve to be heard and can change the world. This podcast has been funded in part by ArtsinStark.

    Scott Dyer Just-A-Start YouthBuild - Cambridge, MA

    Scott Dyer Just-A-Start YouthBuild - Cambridge, MA

    • 39 min
    YouthBuild USA - Matt Clerico - Senior Americorps Portfolio Manager

    YouthBuild USA - Matt Clerico - Senior Americorps Portfolio Manager

    YouthBuild students go on to find success down many avenues, but sometimes they decide to follow the path that they're already on. A testament to both the long-term impact YouthBuild has on lives and the power that comes from following your passion, Matt Clerico joins The Voice of Opportunity Youth Podcast. 

    • 53 min
    Compton YouthBuild - Eladio Cruz - Compton, California

    Compton YouthBuild - Eladio Cruz - Compton, California

    We take a trip to the west coast to check in with Compton YouthBuild participant, Eladio Cruz. Eladio tells us about his life before YouthBuild, what he plans on doing when he finishes and talks about if Compton lives up to the reputation it's gotten in rap music. 

    YouthBuild.org
    EntrenousYouth.org
    ProjectRebuild.org

    • 23 min
    YouthBuild USA - John Valverde - CEO

    YouthBuild USA - John Valverde - CEO

    While nobody can tell the story of YouthBuild better than the students that we serve, CEO John Valverde joined The Voice of Opportunity Youth podcast to share his story, his perspective, and his vision for the future of YouthBuild.  

    YouthBuild.org

    ProjectREBUILD.org

    Our Podcast music was provided by The Podcast Host and Alitu: The Podcast Maker app.

    • 56 min
    YouthBuild Of Greater Stark County - Dakota Ferguson - Canton, Ohio

    YouthBuild Of Greater Stark County - Dakota Ferguson - Canton, Ohio

    Defined as young people who have disconnected from school or employment, there is an estimated 6.7 million opportunity youth in the United States of America.  This is the story of one of them.  Dakota Ferguson shares his story from the basement as a high school dropout to a graduate with a full-time job, what his future plans are and what he wants people to know about YouthBuild.

    YouthBuild.org

    ProjectREBUILD.org

    Our Podcast music was provided by The Podcast Host and Alitu: The Podcast Maker app.

    • 29 min

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