Youth Media Works / Youth Media Makers is a free digital media program for at-promise youth in South Santa Clara County, equipping them with skills and self-confidence to thrive in the digital age.  Youth create their own media projects, build their resumes, and learn new job skills.  Our programs include:

(1) project-based digital media curricula offered in-class at local continuation high schools,
(2) Youth Media Works after-school program, focused on digital media and workplace readiness skills, and
(3) Youth Media Makers internship program, offering hands-on work experience for youth that have completed our after-school program.

Our in-class programs are currently only offered at Central High School in Morgan Hill.

Our after-school and internship programs are open to high school students living in Gilroy, San Martin and Morgan Hill, based on referrals from school counselors or administrators.  Interested students should ask their teacher or counselor for details.

Questions?  Contact us at youth@cmap.tv or (408) 722-9144.

Eligibility:
High school youth (ages 14 and up), living in South Santa Clara County (Gilroy, San Martin, & Morgan Hill).  Youth must be referred by school or partner agency.

Locations & Sessions:
The after-school and internship program is offered in Gilroy and Morgan Hill.  There are three sessions per year:  Fall (12 weeks), Spring (12 weeks), Summer (8 weeks).  ⇒ Interested in joining?  Contact us >

Fees:
There are no fees to participate in the program.  

Program Incentives:
Participants with consistent attendance receive a program incentive (gift card) each month.  Interns receive a higher program incentive.

Referrals:
This is a voluntary program. We encourage referrals from South County Youth Task Force partner agencies, local community organizations, schools, and families.

Check out our photos from this summer’s program and a video of Party in the Park!