New Settlement Apartments’ YouthBuild Program is a U.S. Department of Labor-funded program that builds the employment skills of 35 youth, ages 16-24, annually by training and placing them in employment in the construction trade industry. New Settlement Apartments’ YouthBuild program was launched in Summer 2017. Our program builds from the national and international YouthBuild model, that originated in Harlem in 1978 to help young people from low-income communities find employment as carpenters, electricians, plumbers and construction workers. READ MORE >>