PRYDE Mentoring Academy program

Dear Neighbor:


                Our organization, Minor and Associates, Inc. d/b/a PRYDE(Partners Reaching Youth thru Developmental Education), is a 501c3 non-profit serving youths in Cuyahoga County.  In collaboration with partnering youth programs, we are launching the PRYDE Mentoring Academy.  It will promote youth success through mentoring, tutoring literacy, career training, healthcare and a pilot junior military training program along with positive arts TYRO R.O.P., programs of Music, Performing Arts, Culinary Arts, Computers, Graphic Design, Athletics and more.  

                We will be instituting two extended programs of the PRYDE Mentoring Academy, our pilot program “the Redemption Road Initiative”, which will support youths with classwork and homework while on suspension from school and the “Parent Project” for family engagement, in collaboration with local School districts, the Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative(JDAI) and the Cuyahoga Juvenile court system.   


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