3, 2, 1 … Launch!

by Mark Takehara It’s time for LAUNCH which means we’ve officially kicked off Community for Youth’s 2016-2017 school year!  And there’s no better place to anchor this year’s community than at Camp Colman where our students and mentors have the opportunity to reunite with old friends and welcome new community members. October 21-23 marked our […]

A Match Again

Laura mentee (left) and Janet mentor (right) by Sarah Larson It was no surprise when Laura and Janet were matched together last week. For the third year, this duo is choosing to build on the foundation they’ve worked so hard to lay. But the continuation of this relationship wasn’t always so certain, especially after Laura’s […]

Two Different People

Mentor Laurent (left) and mentee Alexis (right) are having some silly fun by Sarah Larson Lauren and Alexis were two completely different people. With Lauren an extrovert and Alexis an introvert, these two may never have crossed paths. But three years ago, in January of 2013, Community for Youth matched them together as mentor and […]

Mentors needed; Nonprofit Community for Youth recruiting volunteers

Administrators of Community for Youth, from left, executive director Mark Takehara, director of development Kendra Steiner and program manager  Sarah Larson, brainstorm ways to recruit more mentors for their program this year. West Seattle Herald 09/05/2016 By Lindsay Peyton It’s all in the name. Community for Youth is a nonprofit connecting high school students to the greater community […]