Young Community Builders, ac (JCC) is a non-profit Mexican civil society organization created in 2004. Its mission is to promote human development and improve the employability and re-entry options for young people from marginalized communities.
Their model consists of carrying out community value construction works with the active participation of low income and unemployed youth, so that they receive technical training, human development training and life skills to define their life project and facilitate their insertion Labor, educational reintegration or productive entrepreneurship, develop their leadership in the community and establish bonds of friendship and fellowship.
It contributes to face relevant challenges of their country as the unemployment, the school desertion, the violence, the insecurity and the recovery of the community social fabric.
The model of Young Community Builders in Mexico has been recognized as one of the "best practices" in promoting youth employment and youth development by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
Young Community Builders in Mexico is part of YouthBuild International , a network that has emerged in the United States with a presence in more than 25 countries