Neighborhood Youth Achievers (NYA) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. NYA is dedicated and committed to improving academic performance, enhancing citizenship, promoting volunteerism, and encouraging the pursuit of professional and personal development for young men and women in the Watts community of Los Angeles, California. As a nonprofit organization we are compelled to give the greatest gift that any young man and woman can receive; serving the community as a positive role model for future generations. We believe our youth are our best hope for a bright and boundless future. That spirit is embodied in our work and activities with the youth and community we serve. Our mission is to transform lives and restore and help rebuild communities by uniting our young men and women with the power of education.