1801 Federal Blvd.
Denver, CO 80204
Through paid work experience, service to the community and educational services, MHYC helps youth develop the skills they need to succeed in the classroom, the workforce and everyday life. MHYC crews complete a variety of projects that improve neighborhoods, protect the environment and help the disadvantaged. These projects contribute great benefits to the community and provide many educational opportunities for Corpsmembers. In addition to their accomplishments on service projects, many MHYC youth achieve their personal and educational goals while in the Corps. In 2005 alone, MHYC youth contributed over 41,000 hours of service to the Metro Denver community, earned 8 GEDs, and received 46 AmeriCorps education awards totaling $104,625 for higher education. The most important accomplishment of Mile High Youth Corps is how it transforms the attitudes and perceptions of urban youth. Corpsmember David Quintana summed it up
Children & Youth, Education – Other, Environment