The Glendale Youth Alliance (GYA) has been recognized by Small Business Heroes and insureon for their exceptional work in the community and with Glendale’s businesses. Small Business Heroes is a grant giving program and will be presenting GYA with a check for $1,000 on Tuesday, November 26.
The Glendale Youth Alliance (GYA) is a nonprofit organization and a partnership between government, education, businesses and our community. Glendale community leaders established GYA in 1993 with a mission to provide jobs and employment preparedness training for Glendale’s low-income youth ages 14-24. GYA programs are designed to build civic values in Glendale youth, provide a foundation to learn job skills and to become productive participants of the workforce. GYA operates six programs on a spectrum that provide mentored employment to youth and has provided first time employment and training to over 6,900 Glendale area youth.
The event, also honoring a handful of other small-business owners and non-profit directors will be held November 26 from 2:00-3:30 pm at Glendale’s historic Alex Theater, 216 N. Brand Blvd.