The mission of United Communities Southeast Philadelphia is to improve the quality of life for every generation and member of the multicultural community we serve by providing educational, advocacy, and social programs.
Career Aspiration: CEO of a Spa and Cosmetology School
Yasmeen has been an active participant in the OST program since 2013. She serves as the Treasure for her OST Program's Youth Advisory Council and a member of the Journalism Team which works to produce a monthly newsletter. Yasmeen is also a member of GEMS (Girls Empowered through Mentoring and Support) and has proven to be a vocal support system for her program sisters.
At school, Yasmeen a National Honor Society Member for the last 2 years. As she loves to sing and dance, Yasmeen serves in the school choir and aspires to attend the High School for the Creative and Performing Arts in order to continue to work on her singing and dancing skills. Yasmeen intends to further her aspirations by attending a college focused on Cosmetology and dreams of one day opening a Spa and Cosmetology School.
As always, United Communities will be offering 6 week summer camp programming for youth in grades K-12th. In addition to our traditional summer camp and Work Ready programs, we have added a Career Exposure module which is geared toward rising 7th and 8th grade students!
Our summer programming provides youth with:
- Safe and nurturing experiences
- Arts & crafts, literacy, physical fitness, and character development
- Professional development and real life work experinces
- Ability to give back to your community through a service learning project
- A chance to meet to friends and make memories!
Registration for programming will be opening this spring! Please stay tuned for more information on our Work Ready and Career Exposure programs!
Our summer programming sites and supervisors are as follows: