Archdiocesan Youth Employment (AYE) Services provides paid job experience and mentorships to teens from the most depressed neighborhoods in Los Angeles. These jobs not only supply income for youth, but also offer exposure to mainstream culture. Such experience teaches established social norms, real world work ethics and essential skills that can help the teens to obtain better employment or pursue a college education. Many of these paid jobs are in the banking industry, medical, and construction fields and all jobs are chosen to expose participants to an array of careers. Improving the financial health of families can enhance the financial outlook and opportunities for the entire community.
Learn more about AYE at www.ayela.org.