This fall, Burlington High School sophomore, Sango, was struggling to understand her classes. Sango was born in Somalia and her first language is Swahili. She was having trouble structuring sentences in English and using the metric system.Continue Reading
Expanded Support for Multicultural Youth
MYP has Help Desks in Burlington, Winooski, and now Essex High Schools. We also provide support out of school through organized community activities, an after-school space for extra assistance, and an annual Youth Leadership Conference.
Drop-In is Moving!
We are temporarily moving while we renovate the Drop-In Center (at 177 Pearl Street). Come find us at our new location: 191 Bank Street (above Phoenix Books).
We’re still open from 10am-6pm, Monday through Friday, serving meals at 12pm and 5pm.
We are Hoping to Expand!
Have you heard? We are trying to expand our services in St. Albans!
There is a tremendous need in the St. Albans area for support for youth who are homeless or precariously housed. We currently have two youth coordinators that work with youth in St. Albans and see this need on a daily basis.
Calling all non-superheroes! Spectrum is looking for new mentors
You don’t have to be a superhero, all you need to be is a friend. There are about 50 mentees waiting to be matched and the commitment is only about four hours a month.