builds the capacities of and young adults by leveraging connections to relatable and caring adults. Within these connections EOYDC emphasizes three elements of success, so that participants may become social ambassadors of positive change in the communities in which they choose to reside.

Character Building.

EOYDC seeks to nurture the development of the social and emotional character of each youth and young adult. EOYDC emphasizes six Pillars of Character:

  • Trustworthiness
  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Fairness
  • Caring
  • Citizenship


EOYDC works to ensure that each youth and young adult is prepared for a range of opportunities. Readiness areas are – , leadership, and .


EOYDC seeks to expose youth and young adults to opportunities for personal advancement. EOYDC builds relationships with individuals, industries and other entities that offer exposures to ideas, careers, and opportunities for personal and professional growth.