Provides young people with the opportunity to get more involved in writing, communications, video and photo editing, design, and social media—all highly marketable and beneficial job skills—while providing a valuable service to the community.
Gives young people the opportunity to earn an income while learning life and job skills. They stay positively engaged, learn responsibility, build self-confidence, and discover the value of community leadership.
Connects adult mentors with young people to give them a creative outlet while teaching job skills; creating pieces boosts self-image and confidence at the ages when kids are vulnerable to destructive influences.
Offers comprehensive training that focuses on parenting skills, relationships, and parental self-esteem. Develops self-confidence, leadership, and critical reflection skills parents need to address the violence their children face on the streets.
Provides academic and social support for K–12 students and addresses academics, life and leadership skills, violence prevention, nutrition, mentoring, recreation, socialization, service learning, and parent involvement.