Maryland

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Annapolis

The Youth Alliance Network
Alliance Ministries is a non-profit organization created to encourage youth, equip youth workers, and empower men and women.  Alliance Seminars is designed to excite students, companies, and organizations about their unlimited potential.

Baltimore

100 Black Men of Maryland
The mission of 100 Black Men of Maryland, Inc. is to substantially improve the chance of success of youth, specifically males, and to help them achieve responsible, self-sufficient and law abiding manhood by their participation in programs designed to build self-esteem, develop appropriate moral values, motivate and promote cultural competence, and to the extent possible, assist them in the pursuit of higher education and lifelong learning.

Baltimore Algebra Project
The Baltimore Algebra Project is a youth run organization that is focused the one-to-one tutoring of math to middle and high school students. We also have an advocacy branch of the Algebra Project that advocates for quality education (better school buildings, supplies, more funding for schools, etc.) to the students in Baltimore City.

Baltimore Urban Debate League
The Baltimore Urban Debate League (BUDL) enriches the academic experience of students from Baltimore City’s public elementary, middle and high schools through participation in team policy debate. Through debate, students become engaged learners, critical thinkers and citizens and leaders who are effective advocates for themselves and their communities.

Dreamgirls Mentoring
Dream Girls Mentoring Program, Inc. is a nonprofit organization. This program was designed to uplift, empower and educate teen mothers.  Dream Girls’ purpose is to instill positive self images that will enable young women to be confident and successful.

Freestate ChalleNGe Academy Maryland
The Maryland Freestate ChalleNGe Academy is one of the 10 original states to begin a ChalleNGe Program. It is endorsed by the State of Maryland and is in a cooperative agreement between The Maryland National Guard and the National Guard Bureau. The academy is located on the Main Post of Aberdeen Proving Ground in Harford County, Maryland. The Academy is a tuition free  program which offers at-risk adolescents16 to 18 years old(some 19 year olds may qualify) an opportunity to change their future in many ways, culminating with the opportunity to obtain a Maryland High School Diploma.

New Lens
New Lens is a youth driven social justice organization that makes art and media about issues where a youth perspective can inspire change. This year we are working on issues of justice, health and education and will impact over 200 youth throughout the year. We invite you to participate in our work through viewing and responding to our projects online.

Raising Him Alone
Raising Him Alone (RHA) is dedicated to researching, designing, and implementing a campaign to support the social well being of single mothers raising boys. Through a series of intense community forums, workshops and support group initiatives, RHA seeks to increase access to resources in the following areas:(1) Health & Well Being (Mental Health), (2) Educational Support & Advocacy, (3) Financial Literacy

The Stadium School Youth Dreamers
The Stadium School Youth Dreamers are a group of students in grades six through college who decided in 2001 that they wanted to open a youth-run youth center.  Their mission is “to provide a safe and stimulating youth center for the growth and development of young people through youth empowerment.”  They are part of the Stadium School , a Baltimore City Public School that serves about 280 students in grades six through eight in the communities surrounding Memorial Stadium, including the targeted communities of Waverly and Coldstream-Homestead-Montebello (CHM).

Urban Leadership Institute
Urban Leadership Institute is a social enterprise based in Baltimore, Maryland.  It focuses on leadership development by providing management, consultation services, program development, research and market analysis.  The Urban Leadership Institute works to empower youth and adults to create and launch their own enterprises, and through these enterprises, to take greater responsibility for their lives an communities.

Wide Angle Youth Media
Wide Angle Youth Media is a 501c3 non-profit that provides Baltimore youth with opportunities to tell their own stories using video technology, public speaking, and critical thinking skills. Through after school programs, community events, our annual Who Are You? Youth Media Festival, and our youth-run television show, Wide Angle strives to make media make a difference.

YO! Baltimore
The mission of the Youth Opportunity (YO!) Baltimore is to help City youth receive the education and career skills training needed to become successful adults. YO! serves any out-of-school youth 16 to 22 years of age who’s a resident of Baltimore City.

Thurmont

At-Risk Youth Programs at ThorpeWood
ThorpeWood’s mission is to serve at-risk youth and increase the likelihood of their success through long-term, outcome-based, customized academic support and personal development programs in partnership with their schools and youth organizations. We serve students from throughout the region including Baltimore, Washington, DC, and Frederick and Washington Counties (MD).

Woolford

Morning Star Youth Academy
VisionQuest’s Morning Star Youth Academy is a residential program that provides education and treatment services for young men ages 13-18 with behavioral and psycho-social concerns, including substance abuse. The program is designed to address both the current presenting problems of the youth along with the underlying issues that have led to the maladaptive behaviors. The goal is to establish the youth on a more positive, pro-social path that will lead to maturation into successful adulthood.