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Mission, Vision & Values

Help Educate Youth capture the guiding principles of the organization in a compelling and concise way with new or updated key messaging.
Educate Youth
Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Posted March 10th

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Mission, Vision & Values

Project Details

What We Need
  • Review of existing mission, vision and/or values
  • Analysis of the existing programs and any future plans
  • Strategic consultation surrounding the existing functions and the core needs the Organization seeks to address
  • Freshly written mission, vision & values statements
Additional Details

Every student who consistently participates in the programs for over five months graduates from High School with a two-year post-graduation plan. Educate Youth programs are not a drop in, rather students commit to attending the five day a week program. Our students generally increase their reading level two reading levels each year.
We need to state our success in a positive manner. I have learned people do not want to hear what is not being done or the reason our non profit exists.

What We Have In Place
  • We currently have a graduation rate of 98%, increased reading levels, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have brochures, website, Facebook page, and a video, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help
This project will save us $7,248 , allowing us to Educate Youth wants to hire an assistant director.

I have learned I do not use the correct words to describe the commitment and motivation the students have who attend Educate Youth programs. As I say, these students are the best of the best of the best.
I need to find to words to help gain funds.

Project Plan

Prep: Distribution of Prep Materials
  • Volunteer Manager provides the Professional with existing mission, vision and/or values, as well as annual reports and other relevant background materials
Milestone 1: Information Gathering & Outline
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager connect to discuss prep materials, the current vision, and future plans
  • Professional creates an outline for the mission, vision & values and incorporates any feedback from the Volunteer Manager
Milestone 2: First Draft
  • Professional shares the first draft
  • Volunteer Manager provides feedback which the Professional incorporates
Milestone 3: Final Draft
  • Professional delivers finalized, copy-edited version to the Volunteer Manager
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About The Org

Our Mission

The mission of Educate Youth is to provide programming for Ypsilanti teens which will promote positive outcomes in all areas of life. We are committed to increasing the number of Ypsilanti students who receive a diploma, and for each graduate to have a post-high school plan, one student at a time.

What We Do

Over the past nine years the Educate Youth after-school program has helped over 125
Ypsilanti students graduate from High School with a two year post-graduation plan. Educate Youth is not a drop-in center, rather students commit to attending the five day a week program. Our students generally increase two reading levels each year and with the increase in reading skills and comprehension we find SAT scores also improve. Our graduates attend EMU, WCC, Wayne State, MSU, Central and/or find work/apprenticeship after graduation. Teachers and parent report improvement not only in grades but in how the students interact at school. Our goals include:
* Students completing homework assignments with the support and presence of caring tutors.
* Increased daily attendance at school and passing all classes
* Providing school supplies year around as well as one hot meal each day. Also provided
are hygiene products as well as coats, shoes and age appropriate clothing.
* Learning, practicing, and mastering the soft skills needed for school and their future.
(communication, courtesy, responsibility, professionalism, flexibility, and teamwork)
* Maintaining an appropriate credit load with the aim of graduation.
* Participation in the A2 Ethics National High School Ethics Bowl

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