¡YouthWorks! was recently nominated by “Hispanics in Philanthropy” as a “Bright Spot” in Hispanic education, an award given by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. More info here.
On November 14, 2015, Mayor Javier M. Gonzales will host his second Annual Mayor’s Ball, part of a longstanding tradition of mayor’s participating in events that raise resources for local community organizations. Continuing his focus on Santa Fe’s young people, Mayor Gonzales has selected two local groups as this year’s honorees, both of which work extensively with … Read more
On April 22nd, ¡YouthWorks! is bringing executive director of Homeboy Industries and nationally renowned speaker, Father Greg Boyle to Santa Fe for a speaking engagement at the Lensic Performing Arts Center on Wednesday April 22nd at 7:00 pm. Homeboy Industries is a highly celebrated program that helps former LA gang members turn their lives around, … Read more
In partnership with Santa Fe Habitat for Humanity, Santa Fe Youth Build completed its latest project building four new homes just before the holidays. They broke ground on two new sites near Henry Lynch Road a couple of weeks ago. Santa Fe YouthBuild is a major milestone for our community, our organization, and our partners. It … Read more
On January 19th, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and his commitment to service, the ¡YouthWorks! Crew cleaned up the most overgrown and littered section of the Santa Fe River downtown near DeVargas Park. Since 2007, the ¡YouthWorks! Santa Fe River Crew has implemented riparian restoration, beautification, and stewardship along the Santa Fe River and … Read more