A free educational Saturday program rooted in social justice, mentorship, and community building.

Become a Mentor

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Time

Saturday – 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Location
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Mission:

To educate and support youth of color in owning their collective power and stepping into being the next great change makers.

Why:

Our youth operate daily in a system where their voices and lives are undervalued. They are inundated with unwarranted blatant oppression, life-threatening situations, micro aggressions, and racism due to the skin they were born in. Our philosophy is that youth of color need accessible, safe, nonjudgmental environments where they can support each other in discovering who they are, what they are capable of, and how they want to live in the world. We create an identity safe space by providing mentors of color who understand the societal and systemic barriers they face daily.

About Us:

Our program is for youth of color from all socioeconomic backgrounds. Our curriculum is rooted in social justice, mentorship, and community building. All programs are geared towards participants healing from the racism and oppression embedded in the society in which they live, play, and learn. Our youth gain critical life skills, knowledge, and strategies necessary to become the next great change-makers in this world.

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Our Principles
Unity
Unity
(Umoja)

Striving for and maintaining union amongst our community.

Self-Determination
Self-Determination
(Kujichagulia)

Working towards defining and creating ourselves as well as speaking for ourselves.

Purpose
Purpose
(Nia)

Collectively working towards building and developing our community.

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Our Values

Chosen by our youth

Values
Freedom
Respect
Respect
Cooperation
Cooperation
Safety
Safety
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Our Agreements

Chosen by our youth

We keep ourselves each other & our space safe.
Always participate: be a good listeners, work together, and try our best.
Let our voice be heard and make sure all voices are heard.
We take time to think before we speak or act.
We help and respect each other.
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