Whitney M. Young, Jr. Academy
The Whitney M. Young, Jr. Academy empowers youth through education and career preparation.
- STRIVE for excellence at home, school and in my community.
- WORK within my neighborhood to further its development.
- RESPECT my mind and body, as well as the minds and bodies of others.
- CELEBRATE my heritage and culture as well as those of others.
- CREATE a better future for my family, other people and myself.
- CARE for the world’s people and environment.
- Provide opportunities for participant’s academic, personal, career and social development.
- Assist young people in developing long-term and short-term goals, which will lead to a productive adult life experience.
- Groom future leaders to develop communications and decision-making skills as well as civic responsibility.
- Involve youth to be active and provide community service projects that will develop and execute them to improve the conditions of their neighborhoods.
- Promote the importance of parental involvement.
Want to be a part of the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Academy?
Complete the form below or click here to print an application.
Return printed applications and ROIs to:
Urban League of Nebraska
ATTN: Nicole Mitchell
3040 Lake St.
Omaha, NE 68111
For more information about the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Academy, contact Nicole Mitchell at (402) 453-9730 ext. 137