All services are free, except for our membership program. Learn More About Our Membership Program
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.