We pair youth facing the toughest systemic barriers with a professional mentor.

Our mentors, who are full-time, salaried staff, support youth to be prepared for post-secondary education and/or employment; develop positive goals for the future; and develop a healthy lifestyle.

Our Mission

Impacting generational change by empowering youth who are facing the greatest obstacles through relationships with professional mentors – 12+ years, no matter what.

Our Model

We commit to each child for the long-term.

We select youth ages 4 to 6 who face the toughest systemic barriers and pair them professional mentors who spend an average of 16 intentional hours per month developing goals and participating in activities to build life skills. We commit to each child for 12+ years, no matter what.

Our Long Term Outcomes

92% of youth go on to enroll in post-secondary education, serve our country or enter the workforce.

86% of our youth earn a high school diploma or GED.

92% of our youth remain free from juvenile justice system involvement.

92% of our youth wait to parent until after their teen years.

Partners