Our General Library Programs
We offer job preparation services for students between the ages of 15-18 which include resume building, cover letters, and mock interviews. DUYA partners with other local organizations to provide appropriate work attire for job interviews.
We offer peer mentoring as a form of support to help motivate and encourage our students to challenge adversity.
DUYA partners with USC who provides MSW interns to assist social and emotional needs.
WHO IS DUYA ?
We are a 501c3 community-based non-profit organization that operates in Los Angeles, CA in five Los Angeles Public Libraries and one Parks and Recreation Center.
WHO WE SERVE
We serve at-risk, homeless, foster, and juvenile youth between the ages of 5-18 years old. We also serve students with mental and learning disabilities.
Our strategic and innovative model helps students achieve and break the cycle of poverty by providing wrap-around programming in a safe, structured environment that includes daily study halls, mentoring, push-in academic support and tutoring, admissions family counseling, leadership workshops, service-learning, community service projects, career exploration, college trips, and character-building with peers.