youth are assets

80,000 youth ages 16-24 in the San Francisco Bay Area are disconnected from employment and education. Without connecting to school and work, these young people are at high risk to be poor, unemployed, homeless or incarcerated throughout their adult lives. All youth should have the opportunity to transition to a fulfilling, economically sustainable adulthood. New Door Ventures provides skills training, meaningful jobs, education assistance and personal support to help disconnected youth get ready for work and life.

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Are you 16-24 and looking for a job? Click here to learn about our program.

303 youth employed in 2019

“Internships unlock the door to further education and sustained employment.”

-Omar Butler, CEO
We prepare young people for work + life.
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We’re dedicated to changing the trajectory of the lives of disconnected youth, putting them on a path toward economic opportunity. Here’s the impact we made in 2020:


Job & School Attachment

86% of graduates are in jobs or school 6 months after our Employment Program.


Youth Served

321 youth were served through employment, training, alumni services, education, case management and graduate services.  



Job Readiness

70% of interns developed the interpersonal and professional skills needed to secure their next employment opportunity.

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Through our employment program, young people secure paid internships at local businesses we call Ally Partners. They provide a real job, training and hands-on experience. Youth gain skills and confidence through working. New Door provides the skills training, education and individualized support to ensure youth have what they need to succeed.


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Individuals like you provide the necessary resources for New Door to prepare youth for work and life.