The Sparrow's Nest addresses the underserved youth in Greensboro, NC by engaging youth in leadership initiatives and developing educational, artistic and character building skills as an effort to prevent crime and drug activity and to prepare them for their transition to college or career. "The Chosen 50" mentorship program gives 50 promising youth the opportunity to work in an incentivized community of youth to tackle a new challenge and develop leadership, life and career skills each year.
The Coffee Connection/Project Empower provides comprehensive, continuous support for women on the journey to sustainable recovery from addiction through employment training, job creation and sober support in and around Rochester, NY.
Mamatoto Village, aims to educate low-income women of color in the D.C. Metro area who, otherwise, enter motherhood blind and underprepared in order to combat the high rates of preterm birth, low-birth weight and infant mortality in this impoverished region. Their mission is two-fold, to provide complimentary and low-cost maternal health services and breastfeeding education to women and their families during pregnancy through the first year of the child's life and to facilitate the increase of qualified women of color, serving in the profession of Community Birthworkers and/or Midwives.