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 instruct a separate adult class for 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
* 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