Pre-K through young adults are developed for the globally competitive workforce through quality programs designed to improve literacy and engagement with technology. The initiatives enhance understanding of innovation and entreprenuership while addressing common youth challenges including peer pressure, education, health and wellness.
The youth-led projects are created to expand participation of individuals from underrepresented groups and make a positive impact.
The organization's mission is to provide youth with safe, positive opportunities while on their personal and educational journey.
The vision is to use digital technology to instill confidence and encourage creativity that prepares today’s youth for college and the workforce.
A contribution of $1,000 transforms the lives of youth and communities, making you a Young Journey World Changer with access to our special events.
$500 provides a youth with workshops for one month that includes intensive entreprenuerial training & mentoring.
$250 provides food and materials to 25 youth in a program for one month.
$125 gives a complete video editing scholarship to a youth.
$100 helps prepare mentors to positively impact youth.
$50 gives a youth an opportunity to participate in digital technology workshops for one month.
This media opportunity helps directly fund programs, projects and events.
In exchange, you receive acknowledgment on Young Journey Television Shows, Public Service Announcements, Events and other media products.
UPCOMING SHOWS & EVENTS
ON-GOING TV SHOWS
CLICK HERE FORE MORE DETAILS
Your tax deductible donation allows young people to experience Young Journey Programs.
BUY A TEES & HOODIES
GET ONE HERE
Or Checks or Money Orders Payable to Young Journey.
Mail to: Young Journey
4500 E. Palm Valley Blvd., #108-68, Round Rock, TX 78665
TEXT TO GIVE
When you shop @AmazonSmile, Amazon will make a donation to Young Journey Foundation. https://smile.amazon.com/ch/20-1046969
Pro Audio & Visual Equipment. iMacs. Program Supplies. Storage & Space.
Ask your company human resources if they have a workplace giving program.
FIND US ON BENEVITY.COM
School, College or Community Service Credit
COMPANY VOLUNTEER MATCHING PROGRAM
FIND US ON BENEVITY.COM
Youth Workshop Instruction
Writing & Editing Sessions
Television & PSA Productions
Short Films & More
Live Television Productions
Community Service Activities
Social Media Campaigns
BECOME A YOUNG JOURNEY WORLD LEADER.
Be an amabassador right there in your community.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER. IT'S FREE
Follow us and share this website with potential supporters, parents and young people using social media links below.
INFORM PARENTS AND YOUNG PEOPLE OF PROGRAMS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Our journey began in 2000 when the Founder, Jaha Wilder created a music CD named “Young Journey Children’s Music ”The programs grew from a music CD into school theater programs. It quickly evolved into out-of-school time media programs. The on-going digital technology programs provide youth with life skills for their critical transition into adulthood. Focus topics include education, financial literacy, healthy living, character development, digital technology and media. Productions are outreach projects that reach a worldwide audience.
Young Journey has since served over 5,000 in the New York City metro area. The organization became 501c3 in 2005 and expanded into the Central Texas area in 2014 and has since served over 5,000 in the New York City Metro Area, 350 in the Austin Metro Area and countless viewers indirectly.
The Founder's personal challenges as a teen including surviving a gunshot incident, showed her the need for all youth to know they are valuable. Her passion to help steer young people in the right direction in very strong. It is important to her that they have value for all life. Her sacrifice to help guide all youth toward educational paths for a successful life is endless. She strongly believes in giving back. The fuel that drives of her vision is that no one should ever stop learning and growing on his or her young journey.
Young Journey has opportunities for all youth from all backgrounds ages pre-K to young adults. We are committed to creating safe learning environments that inspire youth who may need extra support for a successful life. Each Young Journey experience helps young people understand life as a journey and that every choice determines their future.