Advocates for Youth Empowerment

Shaping the Future

All About AYE

Advocates for Youth Empowerment is a grassroots non-profit advocacy youth service organization that provides at-risk young adults with the resources to empower their lives and encourage success.


Get Involved

Help us mentor and empower at-risk young adults to a successful future

Volunteer Opportunities

Building a Better Future

Advocates for Youth Empowerment assists at-risk young adults exiting the foster, group, and juvenile detention systems in reaching their fullest potential through a wide range of services. We care about our youth, and provide them with a number of enrichment programs to help shape their identity and enrich their lives with the skills to ensure success. Our Volunteers not only help our organization thrive but also give our young adults the chance to meet new and exciting faces from all walks of life.


Please contact us at and we will be happy to provide you a list of upcoming opportunities that are most suitable for your volunteer goals.

Fundraising Events

Making a Difference

At Advocates for Youth Empowerment, we strive to empower the lives of the at-risk young adults in our community through a variety of programs.  Groups and people of all ages are welcome to fundraise to benefit at-risk young adults in your community. Fundraising opportunities include, but are not limited to, school events, business events, social outing, personal/group campaigns, community events or any creative idea you think will be successful. We are here to support you every step of the way.  

If you are interested in hosting a fundraiser to benefit Advocates for Youth Empowerment please contact us at  We are happy to provide you with the materials and support you need to have a successful fundraiser.

Mentoring Programs

Shaping the Leaders of Tomorrow

Our Mentor Programs are centered on instilling strong values into at-risk young adults, and providing a safe space for them to enrich their skills while connecting with new and interesting individuals in their communities. We strive to provide at-risk young adults with access to the networks, community leaders and career opportunities they deserve. AYE's Mentor Programs enrich young adult lives and provide avenues for advancement. 


Please contact us at to get involved with Advocates for Youth Empowerment as a mentor.

Non-Profit Networking

Connecting for the Youth

Come unite with AYE in shaping the future of tomorrow. We work across non-profit networks to provide the best absolute care for our young adults. We want to offer any and all resources available to our youth and we can do through our special non-profit networks.  Work together with us to provide complete care in all aspects of life from access to safe and affordable housing, employment training, legal resources and funding for higher education.

Please contact us at to get involved with Advocates for Youth Empowerment's network affiliate program.


News and Updates

Check out our upcoming events, news and blog!


Join Our Annual Fundraiser

This year we're planning a great fundraising event for AYE. If you'd like to get involved as a volunteer, vendor, or provide a donation please contact us at  We can provide your organization with all the support you need to assist in changing our connected future through fundraising for AYE.  We'll keep all our fundraising event news updated here.

Meet Our New Leadership Coach!

We are very excited to announce our new Leadership Coach and Mentor Chris Hamilton to Advocates for Youth Empowerment! He's an outspoken advocate for young people to survive and thrive through any obstacles in their lives. Based in Phoenix Arizona, Chris has traveled the world speaking about his life and how he has gained strength to overcome the adversity in his life.

7 Ways to Become an Exceptional Leader

Taking your leadership skills to the next level requires some investment, insight and patience. We've consulted with great local leaders in non-profit on how they sharpen their leadership skills to help mentor young adults and they've shared some great advice with us. Check out our blog post on 7 ways to strengthen youth leadership skills to learn more!

Check Out Our Blog!


Contact AYE

43 W. 6th Ave. Mesa, AZ 85210
Call Us at:  (209) 356-4573

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AYE Address:

43 W. 6th Ave. Mesa, AZ 85210
Phone number 209-356-4573

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