Our Approach:

Futures and Options believes that all young people deserve a chance to achieve their potential—in life, in school, in careers—and that New York City needs a diverse, prepared workforce. Our programs prepare students to be competitive in the 21st century job market, equipped with the critical thinking, collaboration, and interpersonal skills necessary for success in the working world.

We collaborate with nonprofits and school partners to recruit talented, motivated students who aspire to expand their college and career opportunities.
We support young people on their career-readiness journey, teaching valuable professional and life skills, providing mentorship and coaching, and fostering students’ self- confidence and faith in their abilities. 
We creatively partner with businesses to provide meaningful, paid jobs to students, which also brings career exploration, mentoring, and networking opportunities.
We train other professionals to deliver high-quality career development programs to youth.

FY2021 Annual Report

Futures and Options FY2021 Annual Report