Get to Know B.A.L.L.E.R.S.
The organization's mission is to instill the understanding that Brothers (men) and Ladies who are Leading a life full of Enrichment and Righteousness will become Successful. B.A.L.L.E.R.S. is a non profit organization, whose sole purpose is to build economic opportunity and increase financial literacy for formerly incarcerated, homeless, and at risk youth ages 16-26. We also instruct a separate adult class for ages 26 & beyond. The B.A.L.L.E.R.S. goal is to build integrity, morals, values, and business acumen in youth transitioning into adulthood (YTIA) by providing education in entrepreneurship, employment, and finance.
B.A.L.L.E.R.S. uses a multidisciplinary and cultural appropriate approach to help our participating members to:
* Engage in workforce development training
to increase employ-ability and promote economic
* Cope with mental health and
past trauma issues
* Engage in Peer to Peer Mentorship to
promote family, connectedness to
community, provide unconditional love and
B.A.L.L.E.R.S. projected outcomes include:
- a reduction in recidivism and crime
- increase in academic performance and
decrease in truancy for school aged youth
- Rapid response/ prevention of
- Increase accessibility to Health Care and