[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”22133″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” link=”https://myfox8.com/2019/11/05/winston-salem-officials-to-address-teen-violence-in-city-after-murder-of-2-teens/?goal=0_fc3343e506-b362a5387e-&mc_cid=b362a5387e&mc_eid=%5BUNIQID%5D”][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]At the Winston-Salem Urban League, we’re always thinking of ways to keep our community safe. We know that investing in opportunities for teens not only improves their prospects for the future but helps to reduce teen violence.
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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXRRwQoffDw&feature=youtu.be” align=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Forsyth Tech’s Small Business Center hosted teens from the Urban League’s Summer Youth Employment Program this summer. Check out Allan Younger’s interview with our SYEP teens![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Kenneth Pettigrew
SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL MAY 20, 2019
Monday, May 13, 2019 — Today the Winston-Salem Urban League announced an extension of the deadline for applications for the Summer Youth Employment Program. Youth, 15-19, who are interested in applying, and meet the income requirements, have until Monday, May 20, 2019 to complete their applications.
Click hereto apply now.
Potential participants must complete the online application in its entirety and provide the following documentation:
- Copy of your passport, photo identification, or school ID with photo
- Copy of your social security card or birth certificate
- Copy of your most recent report card from the current school year
- One (1) letter of recommendation from a . non-family member, typed, signed, and dated.
- Copy of your or your guardian’s 2018 federal tax forms, copies of pay stubs from the last 3 months, or an income attestation form from the Winston-Salem Urban League
If applicants require assistance with completing the application, please visit the Winston-Salem Urban League offices at 201 W. Fifth St in downtown Winston-Salem, email syep@4×8.6f1.myftpupload.com, or reach us by phone at 336-717-1223. We welccome applicants and their families to utilize our Employment Lab to complete applications and to upload documents.
Please note that this application process is preliminary, as the Winston-Salem Urban League has not received notification of this year’s program funding decision.
More about the Winston-Salem Urban League
The Winston-Salem Urban League is a near 70 plus, year-old civil rights organization that empowers and advocated for African Americans and other disenfranchised communities and promotes socioeconomic progress and parity through education, training, and civic engagement.
WE WANT YOU!
Click here for this year’s application.
The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is an award-winning program that provides more than 100 low-income teenagers (ages 15-19) with leadership development, life skills training, and career and college exploration. Each participant earns a stipend while working at a local business that aligns with their career track.
All applications must be submitted online. Applicants may use the W-S Urban League downtown or Patterson computer labs (open 9am-3pm, Tuesday-Thursday) to complete and submit applications. Applications are due Friday, May 10th by 5pm.
We have included last year’s income requirements for reference and will update the income requirements when as soon as they are publicized.
|INCOME LIMITS FOR EACH INCOME CATEGORY FOR HOUSEHOLD SIZES 1 TO 8:
|Range of Incomes
|0 to 30% of median
|31% to 50% of median
|51% to 60% of median
|61% to 80% of median
|Greater than 80% of median
||All of those with incomes greater than last row above (for household size)
Source: HUD (for Winston-Salem MSA).
Note: All applications and acceptance are provisional until W-S Urban League receives funding approval from its funding partners.
Are you a business or non-profit that is interested in hosting teens from the Summer Youth Program? Complete this form and we’ll be in touch.