Providing a Brighter Future Through a Second Chance.
Foundation for Second Chances Bridging the Gap Awards
Foundation for Second Chances
Saturday, July 16, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM (PDT)
Los Angeles, Ca
Percent of African American Students drop out of high school
Estimated cost to society for each dropout
To empower youth to achieve and sustain academic and personal success, by developing positive life habits and breaking through limiting societal stigmas.
To utilize hands-on education, mentoring, health awareness and community service to maximize the potential of youth.
Approx. annual $$ to support one youth in FFSC comprehensive program
Percent of Latino/a Students drop out of high school
Estimated cost to incarcerate one youth for one year
THE FFSC FACTOR:
of participants are less likely to use drugs
of participants report improved relationships with parents
of participants improve their school attendance
of participants report improved self-esteem
of participants are less likely to resort to violence