Youth Community Action Project (YCAP)


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The 2017 YCAP application is now CLOSED

Mission:
YCAP connects high school youth with service learning opportunities, leadership development, and professional development by matching them at nonprofit organizations throughout New York City during the summer. Co-hosted by The Korea Times, YCAP has been able to provide Asian American youth the opportunity to serve their local community and to learn the importance of service since 2001. 

Eligibility:
To be eligible, you must be an Asian American High School student in New York City

Important Dates:
– Orientation: July 7, 2017
– Program Duration: July 7, 2017 – August 25, 2017
– Graduation: August 25, 2017
 
2017 YCAP Placement Host Sites will include:
​- Korean Community Services of Metropolitan NYC (KCS)
– MinKwon Center 
– Asian American Federation
– Korean Americans for Civic Empowerment (KACE)
– The Flushing Chamber of Commerce 
–  Offices of Various Elected City and State Officials 
 
Expectations:
​- Successful completion of your volunteer program
​- Must volunteer 16 hours per week
– Attend orientation, workshops, and graduation ceremony
– Give feedback and complete evaluation forms
There will be evening and weekend workshops and cultural events that all YCAP participants are expected to attend. Those dates will be announced at the start of the internship program
 
If you have any questions, please contact Kevin Cho at (718) 939-6137 or email kevin.cho@kcsny.org.

YCAP is sponsored by

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