Belonging is the key to unlocking untold potential in our families, youth, communities, and even ourselves. Unfortunately, some youth wake up every day in survival mode, fighting for their very existence. They cannot even begin to fathom what it means to belong to a place, home, community, or family. I know it’s true because it was true for me. And I’ve seen it true for youth I’ve served across the country.
If we want to break cycles, release the grasp of generational trauma, and make a change (and if you’ve read this far, it means you probably want to make change), we have to start with erasing the belonging gap for youth with adverse backgrounds. Let’s partner in this life-changing work together!