It takes a community to disrupt poverty . . . . with a strategic plan created by the stakeholders of the community. Mentoring Young Adults’ Disrupting Poverty Plan (DPP) starts with the “Four Phases of Development” as an community forum, necessary to create a strategic plan that addresses youth and family development needs.
What level of inequality is acceptable based on an economic system that is built on inequality?
Who are the policy makers that should be held accountable for social services that are criCcal to disrupting poverty?
Who are the government leaders that should be held accountable for disrupting poverty?
What programs and social services are available to improve education for your children so that they can afford college and earn a decent living? What programs are needed?
How do we make disrupting poverty a priority in our community?
Do we have a solid plan to engage the public in the war on poverty and its disruption?
What accountability and performance measurements are required to meet your goals set forth by the community to disrupt poverty?
Four Phases of Development
Phase 1: Family & Self
Sets the tone for all four developmental processes by identifying systemic roadblocks within ourselves and in the family that cause instability and loss of focus from life events. MYA shares its “trauma healing eye” methodology created by the women in MYA’s Women’s group.
Phase 2: The Economics of Poverty
focuses on the systemic economic issues that places roadblocks for youth and families’ climb of out poverty when living in extremely high poverty concentrated areas. This session will provide navigation tools for youth and families to succeed in a system that profits on poverty.
Phase 3: Youth Education and the Criminal Justice System (Disrupting the School 2 Prison Pipeline)
Phase 3 examines what needs to be done now to ensure all children have access to a great education and to disrupt the school to prison pipeline. The conversation includes youth and families involved in the criminal justice system
Phase 4: 360 Development Action Plan
MYA provides a bridge over the chasm of poverty, enabling those served through stages that start with crisis management, empowering programming, education, employment training/ placement and second-chance probation monitoring to get clients stabilized in housing, employment and entered back into society.
The 360 Development Plan is your individual strategic plan to serve as your personal roadmap out of poverty. The goals set will be your plan based on your goals with the support of experts to guide you along the way. Mentoring Young Adults goals is to be a resource heavy support network for communities of color struggling to climb out of poverty. realistic so that success is measured based on your achieving your goals.