Tag: Capital Guardian Youth ChalleNGe Academy

CGYCA partners with D.C. Commission on Black Men and Boys to repair ‘community villages and pipelines’
May 6, 2024
Representatives from the Capital Guardian Youth ChalleNGe Academy attend and speak during a D.C. Commission on Black Men and Boys meeting in Washington, D.C, April 30, 2024. The commission seeks solutions to disparities affecting Black men and boys in the District to include social conditions, crime and incarceration rates.

Cupcakes and Conversations offers engagement, vision boards and next steps for the future
March 25, 2024
Chief Master Sgt. Tracy Winborne, senior enlisted leader, 201st Airlift Squadron, District of Columbia Air National Guard, and Johnnie Scott-Rice, chairperson, National Congress of Black Women, serve as guest speakers for the Capital Guardian Youth Challenge Academy’s monthly Cupcakes and Conversations, March 21, 2024.  Cupcakes and Conversations provides a space for one-on-one engagements with prominent civic leaders and professionals.

'Class of many firsts': CGYCA Class 61 grads earn scholarships and admission into UDC
January 2, 2024
Cadets of the Capital Guardian Youth Challenge Academy Class 61 receive their diplomas upon completion of a 22 week long “quasi-military" course, during a residential phase commencement ceremony at the University of the District of Columbia, Dec. 29, 2023. Since 2013, the mission of the program is to intervene in and reclaim the lives of at-risk youth, and produce program graduates with the values, skills, education, and self-discipline necessary to succeed as adults.

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