Barrio Youth Alternative (BaYA) is a tutoring, mentoring, and youth empowerment program of the CPO that works with students from various South Central High Schools at the Community Coalition located in South LA. BaYA provides tutoring, academic and personal development workshops to these students in an effort of using academics as a tool of empowerment and liberation. Some of the events BaYA promotes during the year are: Homework Hour help, Student retreats at UCLA, Cultural and Academic fieldtrips, Academic and College Prep workshops, Discussion Circles/Colloquiums, Political Organizing/Rallies, Sexuality and Gender workshops. Site visits occur Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:45pm-6:15pm. Transportation is provided to and from the Community Coalition.