We Believe

That churches & faith based organizations offer effective ways of fighting poverty and violence.

It's important to help Christian churches to strengthen their community outreach services.

We believe that adhering to a set of common Christian moral values leads to success in all aspects of life.

We Believe

That community college education represents the best chance for the vast majority of individuals living in poverty to pursue good paying jobs.

That many students entering community college require a strong support system in order to successfully graduate and transfer. 

We Believe

That most young people living in poverty lack effective employment, academic, and other successful life skills.

That long term and frequent one-on-one post high school, holistic mentoring is essential to ensure college and career success for the majority of young adults living in poverty.

In the importance of "returning the gift" by having our students go on to mentor others in their communities.