National Youth Administration

All about NYA

Questions you might have

  1. Who was the program intended to help? The program NYA was to help boys and girls of the ages of 16 to 25
  2. What was this program intended to do? To provided work and education for Americans between the ages of 16 to 25
  3. Does this program fall under the Relief, recovery or Reform program of Roosevelt's New Deal? National Youth Administration falls under relief. Provides part-time jobs for needy students
  4. How successful do you believe this program was at relieving the economic crisis? I believe the program NYA was very relieving to the economic crisis
  5. How does this program add to your understanding of the Great Depression? The National Youth Administration helped boys and girls from the ages 16 to 15 to prevent the pool of unemployed youth from getting bigger. The NYA combined economic relief with on-the-job training in federally funded work projects designed to provide youth with marketable skills for the future.
  6. Does this program still exist today? No

Video Summary

The video above talks about what is National Youth Administration. It also talks about how National Youth Administration operates. The video shows the types of tasks that NYA does. The video shows both boys and girls working on equipment.