YOUTH WERE CREATED
Young people not only represent the future for their families and communities, but they also reflect GOD's creative vision. Every young person was created on purpose.
LETTERS OF APOLOGY
Adults are quick to place the burden of societal failures that lead to youth violence on the shoulders of youth. But the truth is that those of us who are responsible for supporting the development of young people have and continue to miss the mark and for that we owe an apology.
On behalf of families, communities and systems that have failed young people, these letters represent heart-felt apologies from Daphne Alston and Craig Powell. Mrs. Alston is the founder of Mothers of Murdered Sons and Daughters (MOMS) and Craig Powell is the Founder of True Heart Children and Family.
GETTING IT DONE
FEATURED YOUTH: Check out the featured youth who is Getting It Done and reminding us that youth were created on purpose for a purpose!
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Don't Die Young is committed to advocating and encouraging young people. We are also committed to providing information and insight that inspires them to encourage and advocate for themselves as well.
Knowledge is Power provides information on topics related to social and systemic matters that influence the life journey of young people. Second to having faith that you're born with a great purpose, knowledge based on useful and transformative information is a source of true self-empowerment!
An encouraging message to protect your gifts, talents and divine purpose from the creator!
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