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Get to Know Us

Our Approach
Urban Family's approach is built on five pillars:

  • Supporting Executive Function and Emotional Management: We help students develop strong executive-function skills that enable them to handle transitions well.

  • Positive Mentorship: Our mentors provide life coaching through meaningful relationships that inspire confidence and self-esteem.

  • Encouraging Strong Sense of Self: We instill positive mindsets and encourage a strong sense of self in our students.

  • Building a Safe and Supportive Environment: We teach and manage safe practices to help create a safe and supportive environment.

  • Inspiring Social Change: We believe in teaching young people to "be the change" they want to see in their communities.

Our Impact

Urban Family has a proven track record of success in making a positive impact on the lives of youth, families, and communities. The organization's programs have helped to:

  • Improve academic achievement and graduation rates

  • Reduce risk behaviors, such as substance abuse, violence, and teen pregnancy

  • Increase social and emotional well-being

  • Create safer communities

Urban Family stands as a beacon of hope in marginalized communities, empowering young people to navigate critical developmental transitions and chart their own paths to success. We bridge the gap between potential and realization through innovative programs, dedicated mentors, and safe spaces that foster individual growth and community well-being.

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