Our Forward Steps program is a multifaceted youth development program for ages 6 to 18, operating at UCM's two communiy centers: Creekside Village Community Center and Sacramento Neighborhoood Center. The program provides a safe after-school and summer environment where at-risk youth can receive homework help, learn new skills, and engage in activities that promote leadership and intervention/prevention of negative behaviors.
Forward Steps focuses on:
Our program is designed to build positive momentum in each participant's life. More than 100 youth are enrolled over the year, with 94% of the students showing improvement in their grades and social skills, and more than 75% of parents actively involved in their children's lives.