Flintridge Center's mission is to break the cycle of poverty and violence through community planning, innovation and action. Our vision is of a healthy, safe community where families thrive, youth reach their full potential, and equality and opportunity are accessible to all.
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- LEARN ·2023 Grants Challenge
When youth are supported holistically, they reach their goals and thrive. The Youth of Promise Opportunities initiative links youth development programming with career readiness support to provide alternatives to incarceration and economic advancement opportunities for youth.
- PLAY ·2021 Grants Challenge
There are two Pasadenas. The city has one of the largest wealth disparities in California, and this disparity traps communities in cycles of poverty, violence and incarceration. Flintridge Center works to break these cycles through the Youth of Promise program, an afterschool enrichment program that invest deeply in youth exposed to trauma and adverse childhood experiences. We know that when we provide care instead of punishment and opportunity instead of incarceration, youth will realize their full potential.
- CREATE ·2020 Grants Challenge·🎉 Winner
Flintridge Center’s Apprenticeship Preparation Program (APP) prepares formerly incarcerated individuals for careers in union construction trades. The APP is an evidence-based intervention that integrates workforce development with trauma-informed care to create life-changing opportunities.