A launchpad for opportunities
EntreNous delivers programs, resources and services to foster resilient and self-sustaining young people.
AHLA Foundation Makes Generous Donation to Compton Youthbuild
WASHINGTON—The AHLA Foundation is granting $370,000 to community-based organizations that help change the lives of opportunity youth—individuals between 16-24 who are out...Learn More
EntreNous Youth Empowerment Services, Inc. is a Compton-based nonprofit organization founded in 2012 that provides a safe space built on respect, care and compassion for young people to grow in. We provide educational and occupational services to opportunity youth (ages 16-29) to help them create a sustainable future for themselves, their families and communities.
EntreNous is licensed as a Full Affiliate of YouthBuild USA to operate Compton YouthBuild. We are committed to fidelity of the evidence-based YouthBuild philosophy and model.
The YouthBuild model includes six (6) core research-based program components designed to enhance opportunities for the young people Compton YouthBuild serves.
Project HEARTS aims to empower young people, ages 14-19, to learn more about themselves, create a vision for their future, make informed decisions, and develop healthy successful relationships. The series of workshops are broken up to total 12 hours of instruction, typically over a 2-3 week time span.
High School Diploma
YouthBuild Charter School of California (YCSC) is a project-based charter school that serves young people ages 16+.
Impactful Bites Hospitality / Culinary Arts
Our Hospitality and Culinary Arts program is designed to give students the fundamentals in food safety, nutrition, proper food handling and food preparation all while earning an industry recognized credential.
Constructing Success Academy
Our programs prepare young people to enter the labor market and post-secondary education with the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to engage in endeavors required in the workforce of tomorrow.
Develop an understanding of one another by respecting each other’s beliefs, culture and space.
Provide a safe place that allows all people to feel confident, loved and cared for.
Implement a system of boundaries, high expectations, support and consistency to allow all people the opportunity to reach their goals while overcoming the challenges they face in their day to day life.
We provide educational and occupational opportunities for opportunity youth from economically distressed areas who are invested in creating a sustainable future for themselves, their families and communities.Watch our Approach in Action
As a non-profit organization, we prioritize organizational openness and clarity. We are proud to say that our commitment to transparency, educational engagement, and interest in growing the nonprofit sector have earned us platinum-level GuideStar status.