Today’s Achievers Are Tomorrow’s Leaders

The Capital District YMCA offers a free and unique program for teens in junior high and high school.

Our Black & Latino Achievers Program welcomes students from all backgrounds, and helps them develop skills, raise their academic standards, graduate from high school and focus on career goals.

Members of the Achievers Program are provided with the opportunity to set exciting career and education goals, and get the help they need to achieve those goals.  Achievers meet new people and try many new, worthwhile experiences including:


  • College and University Tours
  • Workplace Tours
  • Wall Street & New York Stock Exchange
  • College Financial A
  • Résumé and Interview Skills
  • Financial Literacy


  • Achievers Recognition Banquet
  • Latino Youth Conference
  • Northeast Regional Teen Summit


  • College Scholarship Program
  • Finance Program
  • Internship Program
  • Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Program
  • Youth Leadership Program
  • Business Program

To Find an Achievers Program near you email Susan Perkins


Re-launch of the Black and Latino Achievers program

Wednesday September 14, 2022

Albany Capital Center
55 Eagle St, Albany

5:30pm – 7:00pm

Networking • Light Refreshments • Hear from past and current Achievers

While this event is free, we ask that you please RSVP here by Friday, September 9