The 21st CCLC before/after school programs are federally funded programs designed to serve students throughout the state of New Mexico. These federal grants are offered to schools that serve high-poverty areas.
YDI-Elev8’s full-service community school approach combines high quality educational and youth development practices and partnerships to assure young people are prepared to learn and succeed. YDI-Elev8 NM’s focus is on increasing learning time, engaging families, strengthening community and school connections, and coordinating resources with three key components:
VISTAs (Volunteers In Service To America) commit a year of service to volunteer at one of 12 schools in APS and Laguna Middle school.