YEWTHS ROC is part of ROC Wheels, Inc., a non-profit organization that provides wheelchairs and other mobility devices to people with disabilities in developing countries.

The YEWTHS ROC program is designed to empower youth to reach out and care for others, both in their daily lives and in other parts of the world.

The YEWTHS ROC program incorporates a variety of lessons and activities that teachers may choose from to meet student interest, curriculm requirements, and/or time constraints. A minimum of three components is required. These include: introduction, social entrepreneurship action project, and celebration closure. It can be scheduled daily, weekly, or monthly as needed to accomodate teacher schedules.

Key Characteristics of the YEWTHS ROC Program

  • Youth Empowerment
  • Intercultural Awareness
  • “Diversability” Awareness
  • Local and International Service Learning
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Life Skills through Creative Arts and Technology
  • Civic Engagement