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Category: Youth Support

Staff Spotlight - Lauren Collins

Staff Spotlight - Lauren Collins

Lauren Collins oversees our 22-unit Pathways transitional living apartment building for youth aged 16-22 in Wichita, Kan. Learn more about her history, experience and what drives her passion.

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A Letter From Farmer Theo

A Letter From Farmer Theo

Theo Bunch leads our Build Trybe team, teaching our students the practical skills of tending to plants while also being a mentor and role model to them. Here's a beautiful letter he wrote about a typical day on the farm site at our Gillis Campus.

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Mentors Make a Difference

Mentors Make a Difference

Do you remember a person - maybe it was a teacher, a coach, or even a supervisor - who listened, gave you advice, and helped you navigate the world around you? For many of the youth we serve, the answer is "no" because they haven't had trusting relationships with adults. Our mentoring program is trying to change that.

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Now We’re Cooking! [Sautéed Kale + Bacon Recipe]

Now We’re Cooking! [Sautéed Kale + Bacon Recipe]

As part of our Build Trybe program, youth learn to grow and prepare fruits and vegetables, and are empowered to share the food and lessons with their families and neighbors. Last week, they had the opportunity to harvest, prepare and taste something new – kale! You, too, can try your hand and recreate their recipe at home!

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When I was a Kid ... I Didn't Know I was Being Abused

When I was a Kid ... I Didn't Know I was Being Abused

Colby, now 23, didn’t understand what abuse was as a child. His family didn’t know the long-lasting effects of child abuse. Now, he’s speaking out against child abuse so that more families know and understand what abuse is, and how to prevent it.

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