Youth Workforce Development Service Area Strategy

Mayor’s Youth Employment and Education Program (MYEEP)

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Overview

The Mayor’s Youth Employment and Education Program (MYEEP) is a citywide collaborative youth employment program that supports the positive development of 9th and 10th graders in San Francisco who have no previous work experience. The MYEEP program will engage participants in work readiness training, educational support, youth leadership development activities and meaningful work-based learning opportunities in the non-profit, government and private sectors. The program aims to provide young people initial exposure to the workplace, entry-level work readiness training, and a valuable work experience that enhances their employability skills and career awareness while supporting their overall educational attainment and personal development.

DCYF allocated $5,605,000 in annual funding to one program at one agency for the Mayor’s Youth Employment and Education Program (MYEEP)Initiative Strategy.

Strategy Goals include:

  • To provide quality initial work based learning experiences for San Francisco youth with a focus on those with concentrated need or characteristics of increased need.

  • To enhance youth’s ability to access and retain work-based learning 2 experiences and prepare them to contribute to the local economy

  • To help participants understand the importance of academic success and the role that high school and post-secondary education play within the context of career development.

  • To create a pipeline of job ready local youth that are prepared to access the current jobs and careers in San Francisco.

Our Mayor’s Youth Employment and Education Program (MYEEP) Initiative Strategy 2018-2023 Grantees include: