How do you break the cycle of generational poverty?

It takes a courageous and proven model.

Social Justice and Anti-Racism Framework

Supporting Youth and Families – No Matter What

2019 Investor Report

Our Method

We select children who face multiple systemic obstacles from Harlem and the South Bronx. 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

93% of youth go on to enroll in post-secondary education, serve our country or enter the workforce.

91% of youth receive their high school diploma or GED.

95% of youth remain free from involvement in the juvenile justice system.

94% of youth wait to parent until after their teen years.

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