The Center for Urban Youth Development (CUYD) provides training and resources for organizations and individuals serving the needs of urban youth. Through the development of academic programs (certificate and degree), special events, and instructional institutes, we address the critical needs of both youth and youth workers. CUYD seeks to collaborate with organizations involved in transformational work among urban youth.
- CUYD Youth Justice Forum:
On Friday, February 21, 2014, 6:30-9pm, the Center for Urban Youth Development at Eastern University will host a free youth justice forum, Ways to Advocate for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System.¬† This educational and practical forum will feature the Juvenile Law Center‚Äôs Juveniles for Justice and Catherine Moffa, Associate for Youth Engagement (www.jlc.org). It will be held at Eastern University Philadelphia, 3300 Henry Avenue in Philadelphia, PA. RSVP Required. This event is made possible through our co-sponsors Evangelicals for Social Action, Dr. Paul Alexander and Dr. Al Tizon, co-presidents, and Bible Way Baptist Church, Dr. Damone B. Jones, Sr., pastor.
- Coalition for Juvenile Justice Annual Conference
June 18-23, 2014, Washington, DC. More information forthcoming.
A 39-credit degree program designed to produce professionals who are theologically, academically and culturally competent to serve with excellence in an urban context. Students are equipped to work with youth in both Christian and secular environments.¬†
Non-degree Credit Classes in Youth Development
Are you interested in serving the needs of urban youth? Non-degree credit classes in Youth Development address the critical needs of both youth and youth workers. Both lay people and professional youth workers need the skills and foundation to support youth in making a successful transition to adulthood.
Center for Urban Youth Development (CUYD)
Campolo College of Graduate and Professional Studies
Eastern University | Philadelphia
3300 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19129