Roxbury Youth Initiative Term

PBHA's Roxbury Youth Initiative Term program provides academic and emotional afterschool support to young people in Roxbury.

Application Information:

To enroll your child in RYIT, or to learn more about volunteering with the program, email ryit@pbha.org.

Student Director Contact Information:

ryit@pbha.org

Staff Contact Information:

David Dance

david@pbha.org

1-617-496-8710

PBHA’s Roxbury Youth Initiative Term (RYIT) provides continuous, year-round academic and emotional support to young people participating in the Roxbury Youth Initiative (RYI) summer program. RYIT offers academic homework help and a safe, educational space for youth after the school day.

RYIT follows a model of positive youth development, seeking to build on young peoples’ strengths and community assets. Through hands on enrichment activities and field trips, RYIT allows participating youth to explore their neighborhood, gain academic skills and confidence, and learn from positive role models.

RYIT serves young people ages 8 to 12 living in Roxbury especially those living in the Academy Homes I and II housing developments. The program is based in New Academy Estates Community Center from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Monday through Thursday.

For more information about RYIT, visit the program’s website.

 

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