Provide holistic mentoring with explicit research-based social and emotional instruction, academic intervention and spiritual formation sessions for elementary and middle school students in the Greater Baltimore region who have been identified as elevated risks for negative social and academic outcomes.
To alter the trajectory of students and to see them restored, hopeful, empowered and driven to seek healthy, positive relationships and thrive in school and the community, and ultimately become positive contributors to society.
Acts4Youth embraces a worldview based on traditional Christian values and teachings that stress the importance of a relationship with God.
Acts4Youth seeks to restore youth to wholeness by focusing on the restoration of relationships – with God, with others, and with oneself – in each student’s academic, social, emotional, vocational, and spiritual development.
Acts4Youth values integrity as a character trait critical to the restoration of youth and strives to model moral character and honesty in its interaction with students, parents, teachers, and community leaders.
Acts4Youth enters the community humbly, respecting the youth, families, teachers, and leaders as the experts on brokenness, strengths, and their history.