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.

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 […]

Thinking about applying for 2017 ServiceCorps?

Why ServiceCorps? CYI ServiceCorps provides substantial benefits for program participants AND the greater community!  The 2017 ServiceCorps will: INSPIRE YOU and show you how to become a responsible and contributing citizen CHALLENGE YOU to set personal goals and focus on positive growth EMPOWER YOU to make a difference in your community by providing assistance to community organizations STERNGTHEN […]

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