The Youth of Valor Empowerment (YOVE) is a 501c3, nonprofit organization who has been providing Mentorship Intervention and College Readiness Program for the public-school communities, teenage girls from 9 to 12 grades, living on underserved community since 2009. The YOVE Program is committed to providing solutions and resources to advance career and college readiness for at risks teenage girls in several public schools in Miami-Dade County. The YOVE team have more than 60 years of combined experience in career and college readiness advising including 9-12 grades, to include counselors, collegiate financial aid advisors, student services, admissions, and community college access organizations and leadership. The participants come from different schools. The program is designed to cultivate and encourage high scholastic achievements through mentorship intervention and college readiness for all the YOVE participants. The YOVE Program has been investing in the future of the girls, (ages 14-18) by getting them interested on Academic Preparation that entails, study skills/text prep, the importance and the benefits of high GPA/text prep, how to speak effectively; Career preparation that entails life after high school, let's see the big picture, career assessment; employability skills, job shadows and internship; college selection and the application process. Scholarship process and how to apply for scholarship, college and or a career in public safety and more
The Youth of Valor Empowerment (YOVE) Program believes that each girl carries the potential to become leaders of change within their communities. Lack of mentorship intervention, lack of seriousness towards education, lack of knowledge, amongst minority youths, is the root of social challenges one of which is producing unproductive citizens. The YOVE Program has created three important organizational goals for the girls: 1. To increase career preparation readiness, mentorship intervention for the YOVE Program for all the participants from 9-12 grades 2 To increase high school graduation and college readiness rates among them to 100%. 2. To increase the college acceptance and attendance rate of the YOVE girls up to 100%
Our mission is to train, develop and equip girls to be effective leaders for tomorrow, caring citizens, and self-aware of themselves and their communities. Our vision is to have up to 100% high school graduating rate yearly, be placed among one of the best after school program in the community.