Young Urban Soldiers is a program designed to aid, inspire and empower youth ages 12 -17 through mentorship, and acceptance by addressing the following issues: Community Violence/Gangs Domestic Violence Intimate Partner Violence Substance Abuse Sexual Awareness Emotional Intelligence Effective Communication.

By engaging the individuals as a whole and guiding them in the five areas of wellness which include:

  • Coping
  • Relationship Building Skills
  • Identity
  • Physical Health
  • Creativity

Community: We believe it take an entire community to raise a child, thus we commit to enhance the safety net in raising the next generation by teaching our youth community development through: Family • Culture • Education

Character: We honor personal integrity, therefore we emphasize character development which is the main component to ignite community development. Some personal characteristics we seek to help develop and/or enhance in our youth include: Gratitude • Compassion Strong Mind • Serving Spirit

Case Management: Y.U.S engages participants on a one-on-one basis by visiting them in the comfort of their home to: Model Healthy Relationships Evaluate Life Skills Progress Continue Mentoring