Drop-In to connect with friends, use computers or play games. This is a safe quiet study place supported by staff, volunteer and tutors. Call in advance to request a tutor Snacks provided..
Youth Adult Advisory Council (YAC) serves as program guides to the UrbanZone leadership team. YAC will help develop relevant programs, help with funds direction, and evaluation or future program recommendations. Serve as mentors advocators of youth driven communities. YAC plays a crucial leadership role that drives the direction and focus on being a youth-driven organization.
This is a youth-run recording studio housed inside UrbanZone. Youth engineers will learn the following as it relates to running the studio.
UrbanZone brings Eastside and Northside youth together on the neighborhoods' shared border
Several years ago, Valarie Cunningham started dreaming about a safe place for urban youth. As Executive Director of at Greater Faith Ministries (GFM), The Synergy Center, Cunningham saw a gap in the services offered for minority youth in the community. She wanted a place for teens to feel empowered through opportunity and academic and social-emotional support.
She also wanted a space that was conveniently located, and found one at 625 Harrison, right on the edge of both the Northside and Eastside neighborhoods. Read More...
INTERESTED IN COMING TO THE URBANZONE PROGRAM?
The UrbanZone is a place where students (both male and female) between the ages of 13-19 will work together to create positive change in a safe learning environment. Please download and complete the referral form the application below and return to Bianca Miles at or call (269)323-1954.
Apple Tasting & Crisp Baking Tasting Workshop
With Hether Frayer
When: Dec 29th - Dec 31st Time: 1:30pm - 4 pm
Join Hether Frayer for a crisp baking worshop from Dec 29 - Dec 31st from 1:30pm - 4pm through her local business "Fresh Food is Fun". Each Student will take home Free:
Fruit yogurt dip
Ready to bake apple crisp
If you have any questions, contact Kaylee at or 269-323-1954.