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After-school hours are crucial time for youth. These hours from 1pm through 5pm represent either an opportunity to learn and grow, through quality after-school programs such as One-on-One Tutoring or Mentoring, or a time of risk to youth’s health and safety.

These hours are the peak time for juvenile crime such as alcohol and drug use. Studies have supported that after-school programs offer a healthy and positive alternative.  These programs keep youth safe, improve academic success and help alleviate the stresses on today’s working families. These programs also can be used to serve as important youth violence prevention and intervention strategies.

Most youth do not have access to after-school programs due to financial reasons. Recent studies support that every day there are at least eight million children who are left alone and unsupervised as soon as the school bell rings. With more children growing up in homes with two or single parent, families can benefit from the safe and structured learning opportunities that are offered by CTF, after school.

After-school programs such as tutoring and mentoring are defined as safe, structured activities that convene often in the hours after school and offer activities to assist children learn new skills, and develop into responsible adults. CTF’s programs cover subjects such as technology, reading, math, science and the arts. CTF also offers programs that include new experiences such as community service, internships or tutoring and mentoring opportunities.

Youth are at greater risk of being victims of crime or participating in anti-social behaviors when they are not in structured and supervised activities such as after-school programs. Studies support that juveniles are at highest risk of being a victim of violence between 2 pm and 5 pm and the peak hours of crime for juveniles are from 3 pm to 4 pm, which is the first few hours after school.

CTF has been evaluating its after-school programs for the last few years. Each quarter the programs are compared to other programs in the nation and if possible we find ways to improve our programs. With high levels of participation, our after-school programs will lead to better school attendance, which in turn contributes to higher academic achievements.


One-on-One Tutoring Program
Last Update 06/19/07

The Purpose:

One-on-One Tutoring Program’s purpose is to provide tutoring services after-school to youth ranging from elementary to high school. The program will improve their academic performance and improve interpersonal relationships between their peers, teachers, and family members. This program will also reduce dropout rates, juvenile delinquency, and gang involvements.

Project Setting and Target Populations:

The One-on-One Tutoring Program was developed to improve the communities within the Los Angeles metropolitan area. Soon this program will expand to an online tutoring system which will provide free tutoring services to youth accross the country.

The Need:

Youth are at greater risk of being victims of crime or participating in anti-social behaviors when they are not in structured and supervised activities such as after-school programs. Studies support that juveniles are at highest risk of being a victim of violence between 2 pm and 5 pm and the peak hours of crime for juveniles are from 3 pm to 4 pm, which is the first few hours after school.

The Strategies:

CTF will pair students ranging from elementary to high school with adult volunteers who will be screened and throughly traided to provide tutoring services. The volunteers will also be trained to provide a nurturing relationship which will allow students to make positive life choices and improve their knowledge and education. The parents of the students and the school which they attend to will also be involved with the tutoring program to maximize outcomes. The expected outcomes of One-on-One Tutoring will be improved academics, redeced dropout rates, juvenile delinquency, and involvement in gangs. CTF will also use exportable products such as brochures, fliers, newsletters, and other program information provided through this website and others.


More information about this program will be available online in the near future. You may also contact CTF for additional information on this and other programs and services that we provide.


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