AN EVENING EDUCATIONAL AND YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

The Young Adult Borough Center (YABC) at Jefferson Campus is an evening educational and youth development program that provides over-aged, under-credited New York City high school students an alternative pathway to graduation. Students enrolled at YABC also include young adults who chose to leave daytime classes due to circumstances such as employment or adult responsibilities

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WELCOME TO OUR EAST NEW YORK
BROOKLYN CAMPUS

PROGRAMS

Learning To Work

Learning to Work (LTW) is our in-depth job readiness and career exploration component.  LTW helps students develop skills to complete high school and succeed at work.

Internships

Employers! Get extra help and make a real difference in the life of a young person who is ready to work 5-15 hours a week in supported internships at no cost to you. Contact us to learn more

Online Classes

Accredited online classes through our APEX  system add to the flexibility and availability of learning modalities to prepare students for graduation and future employment opportunities.

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UNIQUE SERVICES AND RESOURCES

YABC offers students an opportunity to participate in non-traditional, educational programming geared toward helping them prepare for a high school diploma and making critical career choices (i.e. college, employment or vocational training).  This unique program combines academic classroom instruction, tutoring, career exploration, case management, work readiness training, and subsidized internships. Students attend classes Monday through Thursday, from 2:40 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. (at our site Saturday 9:00 AM-Noon).

College Preparation

YABCTJ offers college workshops, and conducts college fairs and college tours.  We are also available to assist with college financial aid forms.

Job and Career Assistance

Job and career development services include job readiness and career exploration; resume development and writing; and assistance finding a job.

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Counseling

We offer individual counseling and group workshops; support for problem-solving; and help achieving personal goals.

Academic Services

Our programming includes academic tutoring and test preparation assistance.

MOVE FORWORD

Students who are enrolled in the YABC/LTW program have the opportunity to participate in job skills development activities, such as workshops, seminars, lectures, and volunteer internships while earning their high school diploma to move forward towards their life, career and academic goals

OUR TEAM

MEC 

LeHendro R. Gadson - Director
lgadson@mec.cuny.edu

Diana A. Pace - Assistant Director

Mark A. Smalls, Jr. - Senior Case Manager

Matthew H. McMillan - Academic Coordinator

Jorge L. Lopez - Case Manager

DOE

Juan Batista, Assistant Principal

JBatist3@schools.nyc.gov

CONTACT US

YOUNG ADULT BOROUGH CENTER
THOMAS JEFFERSON CAMPUS
400 PENNSYLVANIA AVE, RM 128
BROOKLYN, NY 11207

PHONE:
​(718) 566.7156
(718) 566.7193
(718) 385.0213

FAX: (718) 566.7157

Due to COVID-19 please
contact us at our remote
phone 929-314-3323

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