Youth Development

QARI Youth Programs enable positive youth development for middle and high school students through a peer leadership model. Young people build socio-emotional and 21st-century skills to become active agents of social change in their communities and beyond.

youth ServiceCorps

The Youth ServiceCorps is a team of nearly 300 high school volunteers engaged in community service projects that develop their 21st-century leadership skills. The team is led by 10 to 12 Youth Board members and 16 to 20 Youth Representatives. 

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Many youths from the QARI Youth Programs have gone on to become leaders in their colleges and local communities. These profiles highlight the accomplishments, goals, and experiences of some of our wonderful alumni.


U&I Mentoring

This one-on-one mentoring program connects high school mentors with new immigrant students at Atlantic Middle School. These 50 matches participate in various social and educational activities fostering meaningful relationships and a healthy biculturalism.



These scholarships funded by QARI are available to any qualified youths from Quincy, Randolph, Braintree, Weymouth, and the South Shore area.

Please share about these opportunities with your friends and family!

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TransitionUp is a new program targeting limited English proficient high schoolers who often struggle with the transition to their new homes. It provides development in workforce readiness and academic skills.


Higher Education pathways

QARI is expanding higher education pathways to Asian and immigrant students in partnership with Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, MA. QARI’s specialist helps immigrant students to navigate the complicated U.S. college application and financial process.