Advancing Our Agenda
THE MISSION OF CHERISHING LIFE YOUTH TRANSFORMATION SERVICES IS TO PROVIDE HIGHER EDUCATION PREPARATION, NUTRITION SUPPORT AND LIFE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT TO YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULTS.
HIGHER EDUCATION PREPARATION
The higher education preparation program is designed to assist youth and young adults ages 10 through 26 with developing a blueprint and a strategy for reaching their higher selves.
This is achieved through:
Referrals to people, programs and resources that help meet each individuals goals
Scholarship research assistance
Outreach and advocacy
Strategic planning tools
Cherishing Life sees every challenge as an opportunity, and this initiative provides nutrition support to youth, low-income adults with children ages 10 to 19 and young adults ages 20-26, with emphasis on the following topics:
Nutritional needs and cultural heritage of audience; nutrition knowledge, economics and access.
We do this through the following activities:
Tools for planning for daily food needs
Referrals to other resources and assistance programs
Advocacy and outreach
Collaboration with partner organizations
Reduce food insecurity among youth and young adults
Improve youth and young adults access to a healthy diet
Provide direct food service distribution to families, in an effort to address their basic human needs
LIFE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
Through our Support Services, we have the potential to make a real and positive change in the community.
We achieve positive change through the following activities:
Financial literacy workshops
Housing research and placement assistance
Outreach and Advocacy
Strategic planning to set and achieve life goals
Job research, training and placement assistance
Making Education a Priority, not just a Privilege