“Is where we’re building pipelines to success not prisons!”

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The PFA sponsors a youth mentoring program, which is aimed at creating opportunities etc. for at-risk and inner-city youth. The goal is to create and/or pool resources and connect the youth with mentors whose focus will be on keeping them out of the prison system and into college and other positive alternatives.

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  • A program that mentors 8 –16 year old at-risk youth and provides support, care and attention
  • The program mentors represent knowledge, reflection, insight, wisdom and hope.
  • They offer understanding, compassion, strategy, and good advice on how to handle everyday challenges.
  • Creates an atmosphere of trust, issues a challenge(s), provides encouragement, and offer the mentee a positive vision of themselves.
  • Understand that mentoring the next generation of youth is critical to the future health and prosperity of our nation.
  • Sponsor youth-oriented activities such as concerts, charitable events, fundraisers, outings, etc.
  • The youth will be better prepared to face the challenges of life and be given a chance.

Purpose and Goals of the Program
Purpose
  • Is to save these kids and give them a since of hope and pride by providing positive role models.
Goals
  • Improved emotional health, social skills, knowledge and academic performance.
  • Develop tomorrows leaders through:
    • Improved self- esteem
    • Better relationships with parents and peers
    • Greater school connectedness
    • Improved academic performance
    • Avoidance of substance use, violence, and other risk behaviors