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At Urban City Youth, we take pride in our services of Media Production Training. We are an Internship/ Externship/Work Force Skills Development Training Program, located at a landmark radio station in Los Angeles, California. KTYM.MEDIA.

Unfortunately, we do not pay wages or salaries to our students. We simply provide production skills that can help them advance to their desired career opportunity within the MEDIA Industry:

UCY students may secure a contributing sponsor to support their matriculation through the UCY curriculum.

Skills obtained, have proven to secure meaningful employment opportunities within upper levels of the entertainment industry. Enhanced English literacy, public speaking and mass media communications skills are just some of the few skills UCY graduates appreciate the most.

At UCY, our primary function is to help students strengthen skills in Mass Media Communications. We simply amplify their media career aspirations regardless of their college intent.

Mission

Urban City Youth (UCY)  is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides STEAM education alternatives for youth and young adults to learn & practice media arts production in Digital Media, Music, Radio, Television, Film and Social Media.

We promote DIVERSITY EQUITY INCLUSION TRAINING to implement programs that enhance social and intellectual development in arts & entertainment.

Our programs are both rehabilitative and therapeutic. We provide life skills for students to pursue passion in arts and entertainment. We serve inner city areas throughout America.

Diversity Equity Inclusion

Social Justice Curriculum

Liberty & Pursuit of Happiness

Diversity Equity Inclusion Training

Slogan: Skills not Streets

Motto: Dream, Believe, Achieve

Program Description

Urban City Youth (UCY) is a WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT/ WORKPLACE DEVELOPMENT Program, A STEAM based production training program designed to prepare students for careers in the media industry. The primary service is to create then broadcast content. The program is rooted in productions geared toward WORKFORCE READINESS and JOB TRAINING EXTENSION where students learn radio show and/or video podcast production from A-Z. In the process of learning they gain valuable skills that are immediately transferrable to the media industry.

Thank you to our local Partners!

The UCY Radio teams (cycles 1-7 Los Angeles) thanks the local business community and servicemen who shared sage advice, valuable words of wisdom and key secrets to success on the Urban City Youth radio show. We give a BIG Thank You to our private donations and loyal supporters; Chambers Shoes and Boots Repair, Boys & Girls Clubs of America,  Julia’s Hair Weev Salon, DULANS on Crenshaw, United Negro College Fund, Our Weekly Newspaper, U.S. Marines Corps, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Foundation of the Jr. Blind, Los Angeles Police Department and Los Angeles Fire Departments. We remain forever grateful for your support. Listen to the Urban City Youth radio show on the Radio page.

UCY Prays for Love, Liberty & Happiness Worldwide!

See Tribute Video directed and produced by UCY students from Hamilton High School, Los Angeles, CA.

2022 Homeless Youth Objective

Urban City Youth remains committed to providing information and resources for homeless youth & young adults and to showcase and highlight this disparity as a recurring theme in our productions, so as to increase assistance, awareness and empower the homeless.  Please Donate any canned goods, new clothing, shoes and or new living necessities to “Urban City Youth Homeless”

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-8255 Available 24 hours. Languages: English and Spanish. 

The Lifeline and 988

988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. While some areas may be currently able to connect to the Lifeline by dialing 988, this dialing code will be available to everyone across the United States starting on July 16, 2022. Click below to learn more.