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ZUMIX empowers young people to build successful futures for themselves transforming lives and community through music, technology, and creative employment.
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Waltham Partnership for Youth

Waltham Partnership for Youth collaborates with youth, families, and partner organizations to address long-standing systemic inequities while building a community of belonging and opportunity for Waltham youth. We envision a world where young people have the skills, resources and opportunities to participate fully in their communities and create their own paths to success and well-being.
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Trinity Boston Connects, Inc

Trinity Boston Connects™ (TBC) mission is to heal the traumatic impact of systemic racism on youth of color in Boston and create a more equitable city in which they can thrive. In pursuit of this, TBC utilizes its three essential community practices (restorative justice, trauma-inclusive care, and racial equity) to serve three populations (youth, youth workers, and youth serving organizations). We envision a day when youth of color in Boston are able to thrive in safe, healing communities, supported by adults who are working toward their own self-awareness, growth, and healing.
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The Wily Network

The Wily Network works to ensure that students navigating their life and education on their own have the tools and networks necessary to thrive in four-year residential colleges and transition successfully into post-college life.
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The Second Step

The Second Step (TSS) is a community of survivors, advocates, and volunteers who foster the safety, stability, and well-being of those who have experienced domestic violence. Dedicated to ending the cycle of abuse, we provide comprehensive services, including safety planning, legal advocacy, counseling, peer support, transitional housing, and other essential services to to help survivors remove obstacles to independence, rebuild their lives, and achieve long-term stability. Based in Newton, we serve those living in Greater Boston and the MetroWest area.
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Steps to Success, Inc.

Steps to Success promotes equity for Brookline’s students from low-income families by expanding their horizons, building upon their skills, and supporting their educational journey in order to maximize their life choices.


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