2008-09 Recipient - All For One Youth and Mentoring

Amount Awarded: 
$ 65,000

Community Needs : Juvenile justice/violence prevention, Youth Engagement K-12

Project Title: 
Help high-risk youth make healthy choices and avoid gang involvement

The AllforOne Youth and Mentoring Program used this grant to hire a Program Director who helped high-risk youth identify hidden talents, avoid teenage pregnancy, overcome drug and alcohol abuse and avoid criminal activity. The program also teaches participants to avoid gang involvement, gain positive self-esteem and obtain a deeper understanding of familial responsibilities.

2008 AllforOne Youth and Mentoring in action - at the computer with student and mentor