Youth Development

Neighborhood Bike Works

Philadelphia, PA

Mission

Neighborhood Bike Works inspires youth and strengthens Philadelphia communities by providing equitable access to bicycling and bike repair through education, recreation, leadership and career-building opportunities.

Ruling Year

2000

Executive Director

Steve Maluk

Main Address

3943 Lancaster Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19104 USA

Keywords

education, bicycling, safety, youth development, cycling, bike, bicycle, bike repair, bicycle repair, bikes, bicycles, bike works, neighborhood, earn-a-bike, ride of dreams, bike camp, bike classes, youth bike,

EIN

23-3012779

 Number

5363940506

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Youth Development Programs (O50)

Children's and Youth Services (P30)

Other Recreation, Sports, or Leisure Activities N.E.C. (N99)

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Our programs

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Youth Bike Education and Empowerment Program (YBEEP)

Adult Repair Co-Op

Adult Repair Classes

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What have and haven't they accomplished so far?

NBW has set the following goals for our Youth Bike Education and Empowerment Program (YBEEP). Programming and curricula are developed to support the achievement of these goals and indicators are tracked through regular monitoring and evaluation processes.

Goal 1: Youth develop life skills
Goal 2: Youth develop healthy habits
Goal 3: Youth learn professional skills that are transferable to real life experiences
Goal 4: Youth increase awareness about the importance of the natural environment

NBW has identified the following indicators for YBEEP's stated goals. These indicators are tracked through regular monitoring and evaluation processes.

Goal 1: Youth develop life skills
• Youth build confidence by gaining bike-related competencies such as urban riding and bicycle mechanic skills.
• Youth increase leadership skills through opportunities to be positive leaders in programs and classes.
• Youth increase resilient characteristics, such as learning from past mistakes and not giving up, by facing and overcoming challenges.

Goal 2: Youth develop healthy habits
• Youth increase their interest in biking as a form of physical activity that they wish to continue in their lives.
• Youth learn to make healthy nutritional choices.
• Youth gain exposure to bicycle safety standards and rules through group bike rides.

Goal 3: Youth learn professional skills that are transferable to real life experiences
• Youth learn how to network with other professionals and people from the community.
• Youth increase leadership skills by teaching others about bikes and representing NBW at outreach events and in programs.
• Youth increase knowledge of how to apply and obtain a job in advanced programs.
• Youth gain job experience through paid internships and jobs.

Goal 4: Youth increase awareness about the importance of the natural environment
• Youth increase their appreciation for the environment around them through exposure to green spaces.
• Youth increase awareness of things they can do to protect the environment.
• Youth increase environment-conscious behaviors such as recycling and reusing materials while participating in NBW programs.

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Neighborhood Bike Works

Fiscal year: Jul 01 - Jun 30

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Not Applicable

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Yes

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

No