CAMBA offers college access and career programs that help students stay on track for high school graduation, prepare for college life, build financial literacy skills, gain meaningful work experience through summer jobs and internships, and explore career opportunities.
CAMBA’s Career Ready Summer Youth Employment Program places youth who attend school at Lower East Side Preparatory High School in subsidized minimum-wage jobs, helping them gain valuable work experience and much-needed income. Youth also develop important professional skills, such as critical thinking, communication, work-place etiquette, financial responsibility and time management.... Learn More
CAMBA College Bound integrates best practices between our college access programs, providing support across all CAMBA programs serving high-school aged students on their journey to college and engaging with our alumni as they work towards college graduation. It employs proven strategies to help students improve attendance and academic performance leading... Learn More
Leader Connect helps homeless and disconnected young adults at the Flagstone Family center prepare for independent living by providing one-on-one support, career counseling and connections to real world work experience through a job shadowing program. This program is funded by the NYS Office of Children and Family Services. Eligibility: Youth... Learn More
CAMBA’s Leading to College program is a collaboration between CAMBA and Brooklyn College Now. The goals of this program are to increase student and family awareness about college and enhance students’ capacities to succeed in college work and culture. Starting in 9th grade, Leading to College provides access to transferable... Learn More
CAMBA’s Learning to Work (LTW) program helps to re-engage students who have dropped out or fallen behind in credits to graduate high school. LTW programs are offered at ten transfer high schools and one Young Adult Borough Center (YABC). Transfer high schools are small, full-time high schools designed to motivate... Learn More
CAMBA’s Summer Youth Employment Program places youth who live in the 5 boroughs in subsidized minimum‑wage jobs, helping youth gain valuable work experience and much-needed income. Youth also develop important professional skills, such as critical thinking, communication, work‑place etiquette, financial responsibility and time management. The program places youth in government... Learn More
CAMBA’s Work, Learn and Grow (WLG) program expands upon the experiences of participants in CAMBA’s Summer Youth Employment Program. WLG provides youth with the opportunity to participate in employment services and earn wages for a longer period of time. The program gives youth the opportunity to gain the skills, attitudes,... Learn More