Teens Program 510 E. Burleigh Street
Preteens Program: 909 E. North Ave
Transportation: At the bus-stop across the street from Gesu take a #10 bus heading in the direction of downtown. Stay on the #10 bus for about 25 minutes; it will turn left off of W. Wisconsin Ave on to N Prospect Ave and from there it will turn on to N Humboldt Blvd. Disembark at the intersection of N Humboldt Blvd and E Burleigh St. Turn left and walk about 4 blocks down E Burleigh St (you will pass a church on your way there) and Holton Youth & Family Center will be on your right.
Approximate travel time by bus: 30 minutes
Approximate travel time by car: 10 minutes
Orientation: Monday, February 4th at 3:00pm at Administrative Building (909 E. North Ave); after orientation you will report to Holton Center to complete service learning for the rest of the semester (510 E. Burleigh Street).
Days/Hours of Operation:
Teens Program: Monday-Friday 3:00pm-8:00pm; MPS off days 1:00pm-6:00pm
Preteens Program: Monday-Friday 2:30pm-6:00pm; MPS off days 7:00am-6:00pm
Description of Agency/Activities: The Holton Youth & Family Center represents a joining of forces on the part of a diverse group of community agencies to bring about measurable, sustainable change, specifically in the areas of youth violence reduction and creating positive alternatives for the young people of Milwaukee. The HYFC Collaborative provides a model for violence-reduction and youth engagement. The Center will unite with youth, families, and resources in the Harambee and Riverwest neighborhoods: joyfully empowering a healthy, positive and sustainable community. Nearly 100 youth, ages 5-19, visit the Center on a daily basis.
Role of Service Leaner: Service Learners will assist teams with academic tutoring, art, reading, math, and other planned activities.