Youth Ambassadors Summer & School Year Programming

  1. Program Provider
  2. Full Description
Youth Ambassadors, Inc.

Program Summary:
Youth Ambassadors hires youth, many of whom have a history of multiple trauma exposure and are at risk for violence, either as victims or perpetrators. Youth Ambassadors’ strength-based curriculum fosters resiliency by strengthening intrapersonal, interpersonal and cognitive competence—characteristics that interact with risk factors to reduce their influence on violent behavior. Through intentional instruction, students learn core Social Emotional Learning (SEL) competencies and protective factors. Content includes conflict resolution skills, self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills and responsible decision making, enhancing their capacity to effectively deal with daily tasks and challenges. Multiple socio-emotional, environmental, demographic and academic risk factors are cited as major reasons for violence and dropping out of school.
Program Addresses: 
Youth Ambassadors, Inc. • 5809 Michigan Ave. • Kansas City, MO 64130

DeLaSalle Educational Center • 3737 Troost Ave. • Kansas City, MO 64109

Rockhurst University Community Center • 5401 Troost Ave. • Kansas City, MO 64130

816-793-3833 ext. 1 •


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