Get to Know B.A.L.L.E.R.S.

The organization's purpose is to instill the understanding that Brothers (men) and Ladies who are Leading a life full of Enrichment and Righteousness will become Successful. 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. 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 provide instruction to adults ages 26 & beyond. 

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
   advancement
 
* Cope with mental health and
   past trauma issues 
* Engage in Peer to Peer Mentorship to
   promote family, connectedness to
   community, provide unconditional love and
   support
 
B.A.L.L.E.R.S. projected outcomes include:
- a reduction in recidivism and crime
  prevention
- increase in academic performance and
  decrease in truancy for school aged youth
- Rapid response/ prevention of
  homelessness
- Increase accessibility to Health Care and
  community services