Exciting news! As part of YouthBuild’s first-ever global rebrand, we are thrilled to unveil our new visual identity for Compton and Whittier YouthBuild!

We are proud to introduce our new branding, including our new logo, refreshed website, and comprehensive messaging – including refined mission and vision statements. We encourage you to visit the all-new today to learn more about our global movement.

Thank you for being an integral part of our community and for sharing in all the excitement of this new era for YouthBuild.

Covid-19 Update

Our sites in Compton and Whittier have shifted to limited hours due to Covid-19; however, our programming continues. Please contact us at 310-631-2000 for more information.


Our Programs

Located in Compton and Whittier, CA, our offerings are designed to meet the needs of our immediate environment while building dedicated young adults, devoted leaders, and caring members of the community.

Project HEARTS Learn More

Project HEARTS

Occupational Training Learn More

Occupational Training

High School Diploma Learn More

High School Diploma

Support and Resources Learn More

Support and Resources

Beyond the Academic Learn More

Beyond the Academic

Our Approach

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.

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GuideStar Platinum

GuideStar Platinum

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.