We are MENTORS | Creative MEDIA | AcTIVATING YOUTH | Better TOGETHER

TRAINING. TECHNOLOGY. TRANSFORMATION.

WE VALIDATE YOUTH BY DEVELOPING LIFE SKILLS THROUGH MENTORING AND MEDIA ARTS TRAINING
We serve a community of foster, former foster (TAY), homeless and low-income youth.

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About Us

“Through the lens of creativity, we shape long term goal perspectives in youth who would otherwise have a blurred view of their potential.”

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HISTORY + MISSION Founded in New York, by writer and filmmaker Syd Stewart, as an organization that provided music and creative writing as a form of healing to kids battling …

REAL-TO-REEL GLOBAL YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL

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Since 2012

15, 000+ in mentoring hours

100% youth engaged through media and technology platforms

98% of participating youth have graduated from high school and are enrolled in a college or university and/or gainfully employed.

95% of our youth have produced a media project or event in their communities for peers, parents, teachers and community stakeholders

12,000
YOUTH SERVED

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MONTHLY C.A.R.E ROUNDTABLE:

Immersive Storytelling: The Future of Interactive Gaming, AR/VR, and W3 Friday, September 30 2022 | 4:30p-5:30p (PST) VIRTUAL LINK: https://tinyurl.com/LAFSMeta A Better Youth virtual C.A.R.E Roundtable (Career Awareness, Readiness and Exploration) Powered …

AIM-N-INSPIRE Program

At Better Youth, we believe that the future rests in the hands of engaged, driven, and empowered youth. We also believe that ‘story’ and storytelling through new media are the …