Where it all began… Since 2006, AAYHF has successfully managed one of the largest ongoing school and community driven conference series in Central Texas, which has served thousands of Central Texas youth in multiple school districts with special presentations and interactive workshops designed to build their academic, workforce, social-emotional and civic skills and competencies, so they can thrive as scholars, friends, family members, and the next generation of contributors in society.
Small group and one-to-one mentoring in a variety of settings, and a connection to wraparound services, for youth identified as needing support.
Dell Youth CITI
Communications and Information Technology Initiative with Dell’s Youth Learning program, which has funded a computer lab at the AAYHF to provide STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) programs including:
Middle and high school youth engage in project-based learning experiences that incorporate various media disciplines including social media, design, photography, film, television and radio. Youth use these skills to produce a variety of media products for hire while focusing on community issues – and have an opportunity to enter their work at the Cannes Film Festival in France.
Urban University Summer Camp
A six-week, high impact summer program, to prevent summer learning loss and equip youth with the intellectual, social and creative resources necessary for academic, career and life success.
Support groups for parents to promote healthy relationships, economic security, mental and physical wellness, and to equip parents to be effective advocates for themselves and/or their children.
Youth and adults receive case management and skills training to identify and successfully pursue career paths that will result in meaningful and family-supporting employment.
Harvest Trauma Recovery Center
Harvest Trauma Recovery Center is a beacon of hope and healing, dedicated to supporting individuals on their journey towards emotional well-being. As a leading institution in trauma-informed care, Harvest TRC offers a safe and nurturing environment where individuals can access specialized therapies, counseling, and comprehensive resources tailored to help them overcome the impact of trauma. Through a holistic approach and a team of experienced professionals, they empower individuals to reclaim their lives, fostering resilience and facilitating the path to recovery. Read More…