Jhyre Alvarado, Teen Talk Youth Enrichment Program

Date grant awarded: 2/8/2017

Teen Talk is an after school enrichment program started by co-founder, Jhyre Alvarado, and is meant to build on the various strengths of youth all over Los Angeles. The program focuses on skill development, conflict resolution, and self-reflection. It allows for the youth in underprivileged communities to learn how to thrive on limited resources and provides access to many different kinds of social services. Teen Talk works tirelessly to spread a message of compassion, unity, and the importance of self-care within the youth of Los Angeles and eventually, the nation.