United Way Youth Venture of North Central Massachusetts (UWYV) is a three-way partnership among the United Way of North Central Massachusetts (UWNCM), the Senator Stephen M. Brewer Center for Civic Learning & Community Engagement at Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) and Ashoka’s Youth Venture. In operation since 2005, UWYV has supported the launch of over 330 youth-led and community-benefiting Ventures and currently operates in 17 public schools. Mission: UWYV supports the youth of North Central Massachusetts to be the cultivators of change in our community. Vision: UWYV will inspire and engage all young people to unlock their full potential through practical experiences that build on their passion, skills, and desire to make a difference within their communities. - By 2022, this vision will be available across all of North Central Massachusetts. - By 2027, this vision will be available across all of Massachusetts.