Mobilization for Youth records, 1958-1970
Social service agency operating on the Lower East Side of New York City. Mobilization for Youth was conceived in 1957 and
formally founded and funded in 1961.
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, minutes, memoranda, reports, project proposals, financial records, and related printed materials documenting
various social services focused on community development, the elimination of poverty, and the prevention and control of juvenile
deliquency. Among its programs are manpower and training services such as the Neighborhood Youth Corps, a remedial education
and work program, and the New Careers Program, providing both instruction and on the job training; individual, group, and
family services such as counseling and supportive services for jovenile delinquents; and mental health services. The correspondence
is with city, state, and federal agencies as well as private social service organizations. Correspondents include John V.
Lindsay. Also, files for Bertram M. Beck, Executive Director, the Board of Directors, the various committees, and project