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NEY, in the Community Making an Impact that Counts

Who We Serve

Closing the digital divide has been our objective since our establishment as a 501c3 nonprofit service organization in 2000. NEY has specialized in training: At-Risk Youth, Disabled persons, Immigrants, Seniors, Prison Re-entry and the Under-Employed.


NEY’s primary participants have been young adults 16 to 24 years old. Neighbors Empowering Youth(NEY) realized that to be effective in the community our focus needed to be on empowering “YOU”

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We have continued to be involved in various community based collaborations serving middle and high school groups.  We have set-up numerous computer labs and learning centers for Schools, After school programs, Churches, and Day cares or Non-profit organizations. Below is a list of some of the groups we have served:

  • Pasadena unified school district (PUSD), set up labs at: Washington middle school, Marshall fundamental, Pasadena high school,  John Muir high school and Wilson middle school

  • Pasadena education foundation.

  • “Mustangs on the Move” 21th century after school program

  • Morningstar Baptist Church

  • Fountain of life Church of the Nazarene 

  • New Revelations church

  • Pasadena Recovery Center

  • American Hospital Recovery Center

  • Southern California resource services for independent living(SCRS-IL)

  • US Robotics, team 980 Burbank, California

  • US Robotics, team 2404 Altadena, California

  • AND many more...

NEY has been recognized on ABC channel 7 News for its work with youth and one of our students was honored as a “COOL KID” we were also was recognized on ABC “SALUTES” for our work in addressing the digital divide by donating refurbished computers to low-income families in the community. Numerous articles in the Pasadena Star News and the Spanish broadcast Telemundo regarding our computer placement program. NEY has received countless awards from elected officials; Mayors, City Council, State representatives and US Senators. 

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Meet Our Board

Get to know the people who make it possible, our board members!

Our History Through Photos

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