“Our youth are often watched but rarely seen.”
Welcome to the Youth Mentoring Connection website!
For almost 15 years, YMC has been dedicated to strengthening the youth of our communities with a very unique approach – by seeing their gifts and acknowledging their wounds.
We have produced unprecedented results: A 96% graduation rate, the dissolution of three gangs, and a part in changing the souls of our communities, by using unconventional methods that go above the traditional and beyond what is “safe”…
There is a critical need for the Urban Core to be revitalized.
Michael Porter, Professor at Harvard Business School and leading authority on company strategy and the competitiveness of nations and regions has said, “If the URBAN CORE is failing, the economic viability of the region will fail… Corporate Philanthropy needs to be used to grow the economy of the region.”
Thus, the implications of our work at Youth Mentoring Connection go far beyond changing the lives of a few (or a few thousand) youth…