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

TRAINING. TECHNOLOGY. TRANSFORMATION.

WE TRANSFORM YOUNG PEOPLE BY VALIDATING SKILLS THROUGH MENTORING AND MEDIA ARTS TRAINING

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“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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Better Youth is a mentoring & creative development agency for urban youth ages 12-24.   OUR MISSION: We transform young people by developing soft skills through mentoring and validating technical skills …

REAL-to-REEL GLOBAL YOUTH MEDIA FESTIVAL

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Since 2008

25, 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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California Arts Council Awards Better Youth

CALIFORNIA ARTS COUNCIL INVESTS MORE THAN $8.5 MILLION IN COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE STATE SACRAMENTO – The California Arts Council has announced $8,726,168 in grants to California nonprofit organizations under ten …