Yolanda Price and Darric Price, Chain-Breakers Project, Inc.
Realizing the pathway to incarceration has become a familiar road for young people, Chain Breakers Project, Inc. serves “at risk youth” and children impacted by incarceration. Through career readiness tutoring, professional mentorship and youth leadership training, the program seeks to deter young people from making criminal choices. Through role play, workshops, mock scenarios and relevant training situations, they seek to help close the achievement gap in schools and increase literacy/math scores through their program.
Date grant awarded: June 10, 2016