the ydc mentoring program

The Youth Director’s Council (YDC) is open to all boys and girls, ages 11-17 who are enrolled in school.

Our goals are to improve self-esteem, attendance, attitudes, academics, teamwork skills, leadership skills and staying away from risky behaviors. All in all, we strive to help our students become well-rounded leaders. 


All participants sign an agreement to be drug, alcohol and tobacco free.

Weekly meetings/events include topics such as leadership, responsibility, furthering their education after high school, community service, budgeting, resume building, professionalism doing the right thing, anti-bullying, and anti-drugs. 


 In the attempt to keep our students safe from COVID-19, YDC meetings are now held online via Zoom Video Conferencing, every other Saturday from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm.

Anyone interested in joining is welcomed to contact Ms. Veizaga via phone at 786-448-9075 or email


September 19

October 10

Need to contact the PAL Nonprofit Office?

305-531-5636 Ext. 24

Need to contact PAL Gym?

305-531-5636 Ext. 22


999 11th Street

Miami Beach, FL 33139

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