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 […]


For the first time, Community for Youth is keeping a list of students waiting to be matched with a mentor.  That means we need more mentors! Each of our fantastic mentors got involved in Community for Youth to make a difference in a deserving student’s life. However, by  the end of the school year, our […]

Rainier Beach High School Black Student Union hosted by Community for Youth

Rainier Beach High School recently unveiled its first Black Student Union Club (BSU) with the help of Community for Youth. The school requested assistance from CfY in starting up this organization.  Why CfY?  Some of the reasons given include: CfY’s recognition and credibility among the students; the popularity and trust in our program between the […]