The Services to Youth facet is an integrated approach to preparing young people to succeed in the 21st century workforce by providing a range of innovative, substantive and sustainable Pre-K through College programming which contributes proven results to key educational or social/community issues.)

The primary goals of this facet are to:

  • Close the achievement gap from pre-K through college, with the intent of preparing our youth for the global workforce as healthy citizens
  • Promote the integration of a health and wellness component focused on youth, families and communities in our Services to Youth programs
  • Develop training modules for local pre-K through college mentoring programs, to ascertain a high level of support for youth in our communities
  • Expand and support science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education and promote the integration of the arts
  • Promote and support historically black colleges and universities for ensured sustainability