How do you break the cycle of generational poverty?

It takes a courageous and proven model.

Our Method

We select children who face multiple systemic obstacles. We amplify their voices as they write their own stories of hope and resilience.

Our Model

We commit to each child for the long-term.
12+ years, no matter what.

Each child is paired with a paid professional mentor called a Friend.

Our Outcomes

83% of youth earn a high school diploma or a GED.

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

98% of youth wait to parent until after their teen years.

93% of youth remain free from juvenile justice system involvement.

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