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About One ABQ: Youth Connect

Information about the mission, goals, and scope of the One ABQ: Youth Connect program.

Mission Statement

The mission of “ABQ Youth Connect” is to enrich the lives of the people of Albuquerque and create a community of safety and inclusion by connecting Albuquerque’s youth to opportunities in the community.

Departments and Organizations Represented

Skills for Success

The City is focused on ensuring that all children have access to an array of leaning opportunities that include outdoor adventures, the arts and cultural & community engagement. Taking part in these programs help kids improve their academic skills as well as important social, artistic, and athletic skills.

A graphic representing the departments involved in the Youth Connect project.

Early Learning

An array of activities and experiences that impact developmental changes in children prior to their entry into kindergarten.

Outdoor Activities

Activities that get youth outdoors and exploring the wonders of Albuquerque’s environment.

Health & Fitness

Programs and activities that enhance youth overall well-being by encouraging movement and physical activity.

Fun and Education

Programs that provide academic support and foster school success.

The Arts

An assortment of creative activities for youth and families.

Cultural & Community Engagement

Programs that engage youth in meaningful, inter-generational, community focused activities that recognize and support cultural activities.