Geneva Courageously at the Guard Post

When Geneva enrolled in the AACF/CYEP youth program in February, 2017, she faced serious adversities and barriers to success that are common among the youth population. She was homeless, lacked skills, had a limited work history, faced economic hardship and endured...

Alexandra Made Her Own Way

Alexandra came through AACF’s doors January 2017, ready to learn and willing to work.  Alexandra started paid work experience at Speedy Accounting Services but shortly after working in the accounting field, Alexandra changed her focus and showed interest in the health...

No Limit For Talayah

At the African American Christian Foundation, our main goal is to offer job skills and training to out of school youth that will prepare them for employment. Most people don’t know that we do more than that; travel can be a hurdle, and barrier to employment for some...

Gary’s Grand

Gary is a 19 year old who lives at home with his mom and brother. He tested low on reading and lacked work experience. He joined AACF’s youth program in 2015 because he wanted to develop his skills, find a job, and make a better life for himself. Gary’s obstacles were...

Keonte’s Way

College is getting harder to afford every day, cutting off an important path to a satisfying and rewarding career that also pays. But there are other ways to gain the skills and knowledge employers are looking for and even raise money and/or apply to scholarships to...

Kevyon’s Journey

It’s not easy to turn your life around, but AACF is here to help kids like Kevyon do just that. Growing up in a family of eight, Kevyon’s family was constantly struggling to pay the bills. Kevyon had gotten in trouble with the law and had been assigned a probation...

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