YWCP is currently accepting applications for young women residing in the City of Rochester that will be entering 7th grade in the fall of 2015. YWCP also continuously accepts applications for those entering the 8th and 9th grades. There are no special admissions requirements, interviews, or aptitude requirements.
Nearly 50 women visited YWCP on January 22nd for annual our "Cool Women/Hot Jobs" Career Day. They represented the career fields of education, law, engineering, manufacturing, fundraising, data analysis, sustainability, finance, marketing, health education, medicine, small business, music, human resources, real estate, science, hospitality, and [...]
This year's 4th Annual Leadership Breakfast was a rousing success, honoring three inspiring community leaders/groups that have supported YWCP for many years and have helped our students get on the path to college. Those honorees included: [...]
Congratulations to YWCP Foundation President & CEO LaShunda Leslie-Smith who was honored this month as one of the Rochester Business Journal's "40 Under 40." This is the 20th year of the "40 Under 40" awards, which recognize 40 men and
November 07, 2014 - Research shows that teens who have a mentor in their lives are more likely to stay in school and thrive both personally and academically. Mentors help students with day-to-day challenges and to set goals for the future. That’s why the YWCP Foundation is implementing a school-based mentoring program that is open to all students in the 9th grade. Students will meet with their mentors 2-3 times a month and work together to develop skills that are essential for long-term success in high school, college, and beyond.… [More]
November 07, 2014 - Dear Community, It is my pleasure to join the Young Women’s College Prep Charter School as the new interim principal. I am honored to take this position following my retirement in June a… [More]