Our Work

The Mentoring Impact

Outcome-Driven Results

Research demonstrates that mentoring is most effective when relationships are safe, strong, and long–lasting.

promoted to next grade level graduated or stayed out of the juvenile justice system

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improved in their attitude towards risky behaviors

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increased their scholastic competency

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Breaking the Cycle

Children with 1 or 2 parents incarcerated have a 70-90% chance of ending up in prison themselves.

23% of Littles have an incarcerated parent
Since 2000, only 1% have been referred to the Juvenile Justice System in an active match

Mentoring costs 100x less than one year of youth incarceration

77% of mentor2.0 graduates
97.5% enrolled, enlisted, or employed

Our Children

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children served across Dallas

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new life-changing friendships created

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on the waiting list* as of December 31, 2016

84%
children come from non-two parent families

6%
children from military and veteran families

66%
children come from low-income families

Creating Life-Changing Friendships