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Green Jobs Interns in Spring 2018 worked together to solve problems they found in their community.

Senator Chris Murphy organized for 50 New Haven teens from four local youth groups — Solar Youth, LEAP, the Boys & Girls Club of New Haven, and Youth Continuum — to join him on Sunday [March 18th, 2018] for a screening of Black Panther.

Welcome to Solar Youth's NEW website!

Last year, the Yale Ob/Gyn Residency partnered with Solar Youth, and since our partnership began, it has been a huge success! Our residents, who are physicians in training, training to be Ob/Gyns, have developed several teaching modules focused on important reproductive health topics.

Jacquelyn, a Youth Educator Intern, shares the many lessons she's learned over her 11 years at Solar Youth.

Jacquelyn shared a version of this piece in front of the Appropriations Committee at the CT State Capitol in February, 2018.

From the mouth's of our interns... read about 16 year old Daris's journey at Solar Youth.
Daris shared a version of this piece in front of the Appropriations Committee at the CT State Capitol in February, 2018.

New Haven Register highlights Solar Youth’s partnership with Schooner Summer Camp to enroll more youth in summer camp. Strong relationships among community organizations show case how working together can make a big impact on families.

Solar Youth, Inc. and the cities Livable City Initiative (LCI) partnered in the clean-up event to pick up litter and bulk trash in the Wintergreen Brook.

Joanne Sciulli was a student when she first came to New Haven, but now, 17 years after founding the nonprofit Solar Youth, she’s a teacher, and her classroom is nature.

Gamaliel “Gammy” Moses, is program coordinator of Solar Youth, a New Haven, CT environmental education program. The native of Dominica, a Carribean island, brings his love of music to his job teaching youth about nature in New Haven and on Long Island Sound

This winter, the Young Minds Program of the New Haven Free Public Library reached out to New Haven youth development organizations, offering to bring their Readmobile to programs. Loaded with new books, the van brings literacy, fun and learning out to New Haven’s neighborhoods

A New Haven organization is sending a message to its neighbors, saying "You are important to us." It hangs across the street from the Westville Manor apartments after a series of violent incidents.

Solar Youth Interns made a powerful impression on the public from a new platform: Poetry and Spoken Word.

Read what Stewardship looks like at Solar Youth!

Splashes of color filled the Westville Manor community this week as local youth painted over boarded-up homes to brighten up the neighborhood.

Save the Sound, a program of Connecticut Fund for the Environment, recently teamed up with Solar Youth "to teach some great kids in New Haven about American eels and fish passage."

Our Impact Since 2000

  • Youth Served

    3500

  • Youth Service Projects Completed

    500

  • Teen Internships Offered

    600

  • Unique Youth Served Per Year

    150

Green Jobs - Westville Manor Spring 2017

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