Working together with business and community leaders, we are forging partnerships that enable us to give our students access to the education and training they need to achieve their personal goals of personal growth and self-reliance in an increasingly complicated world where "going it alone" just isn't good enough any more.
Our arts and entertainment programs encourage young people to learn and participate in the performing arts, with classes in music, dance, poetry and creative writing, creating situations in which young artists can display their work and get the recognition they deserve.
NYDC's Youth Leadership Programs are designed to foster mutual understanding, mutual respect, and civic engagement among the young people in our communities through activities designed to both teach and practice leadership skills.
NYDC believes that a healthy balance between work and life in order to achieve success in life, and that begins with a deeper awareness of health promoting behaviors that creates a life-long healthy lifestyle. We sponsor health awareness programs to help students become more aware of healthy eating, exercise and focus.
NYDC EnterTech - The High Technology Job Readiness Initiative for Youth - is a WorkForce Development program that encourages participants to focus on specific career goals by selecting from a growing list of professional level courses designed to provide students with actual hands on experience with the nuts and bolts of the career paths they have chosen.