The Coatesville Youth Initiative is an independent non-profit organization committed to training youth leaders, enhancing family relationships, building community collaboration, and encouraging prevention education.

Save the Date for the 2017 CYC!

As part of our commitment to developing youth leaders, the Coatesville Youth Initiative is pleased to announce our Second Annual Coatesville Youth Conference (CYC) will be Saturday, November 4, 2017.  Hosted on the Coatesville Area High School Campus for 300 students in grades 6-12, the day will offer inspirational programming and workshops for Chester County youth. The 2017 Conference […]

It takes a village!

The timeless African proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child” is an Igbo and Yoruba saying that exists in many different African languages. This proverb is so widely used in Africa that there are equivalent statements in most languages, including “One knee does not bring up a child” in Sukuma and “One hand […]

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