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ABOUT US

At the core of our mission lies a profound dedication to empowering Transition-Aged Youth (TAY) and foster care youth, illuminating the path to a brighter future for future generations. With an unwavering commitment and a spark of passion, we kindle vibrant social and intellectual growth, fostering a fire of transformation through innovative programs, comprehensive life skill training, invaluable mentorship, and enriching opportunities.

Our Generation Cares stands tall as a dynamic movement fueled by the indomitable spirit of grassroots passion. We tirelessly strive to elevate youth development to new heights, empowering each TAY and foster care youth with the wings to soar toward their dreams and ambitions, guided by financial empowerment and holistic well-being.

As a beacon of hope and an apprenticeship intermediary, Our Generation Cares is pivotal in cultivating an ecosystem of collaboration where employers and educators unite their creative forces. Together, we design and craft robust programs that recruit and place young apprentices and support and nurture them throughout their inspiring journey.

In this symphony of empowerment, we aspire to orchestrate a harmonious future where every young soul, especially TAY and foster care youth, discovers their true potential, ignites their inner brilliance, and dances with the rhythm of life's boundless possibilities. Join us, and together, let's compose a masterpiece of hope, inspiration, and a lasting impact on the lives we touch.

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Our purpose-driven framework is the cornerstone for young apprentices' recruitment, placement, and ongoing support, guaranteeing a transformative and enriching experience. By promoting the 4 C's of education (critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication), we empower apprentices to thrive and make a meaningful impact in their chosen fields and communities.

Through our initiatives, we aspire to cultivate a generation of social entrepreneurs who will champion positive change in their communities, dismantle structural inequities in financial and youth welfare systems, and advocate for sustainable communities that uplift all.

Our Mission

Our mission is to create diverse pipelines that ignite the passion and purpose of marginalized youth, empowering and inspiring them to unlock their boundless potential and cultivate generational wealth through Opportunity Growth and Change (OGC).

At Our Generation Cares, we wholeheartedly embrace our mission, vision, values, and goals, weaving them into the fabric of our daily endeavors. Collaborating hand in hand with young people, community organizations, and other stakeholders, we forge partnerships to provide essential resources and opportunities that propel their aspirations forward. Our unwavering commitment lies in fostering a culture of innovation and continuous learning, where each team member is encouraged to bring forth novel ideas and fearlessly experiment with fresh approaches. Together, we champion a boundless spirit of exploration, ensuring that every step we take resonates with purpose and progress, empowering the journey of those we serve.

Core Values

Hustle & Care

Infuse your heart into your hustle with care and dedication.

Passion & Purpose

Ignite your passion and execute with a purpose to achieve your goals.

Innovation & Inclusion

We embrace change and inclusivity in all our endeavors, recognizing that it is essential to our success.

Failures & Lessons

Embracing our failures, learning from them, and persisting through challenges are the keys to growth and success.

inspiring youth social innovation

Our Purpose

Our organization aims to inspire and empower underserved youth, focusing on Transition-Aged Youth (TAY) and foster care youth, to break generational barriers to socioeconomic equity and advocate for youth social justice. By providing transformative youth employment opportunities, comprehensive occupational skills training, and fostering an entrepreneurial mindset, we equip them with the tools to overcome specific challenges they face. Additionally, we dedicate resources to mentoring and connecting youth to a network of support that prepares them with vital financial education, guiding them toward effective money management, savings, and career planning. Through our innovative programs and initiatives, we endeavor to share knowledge, recognize and nurture talent, enrich skills, and create a sustainable and positive social impact in our communities.

Guidance. Support. Inspiration

Peer Mentoring

Our mentorship programs match youth with experienced professionals who provide guidance, support, and inspiration to help them navigate the challenges of life and work.

Entrepreneurial Mindset

We provide entrepreneurship training, teaching young people how to launch and grow successful businesses and instilling in them the confidence and resilience needed to overcome challenges.

Lifeskills Resources

Our life skills training programs provide young people with essential skills such as financial management, communication, and problem-solving, which are necessary for success in their personal and professional lives.

Our Vision of Change

At Our Generation Cares, we envision a future where a generation burdened by trauma and socio-economic inequities can find healing and renewed hope. We are committed to creating a nurturing environment that empowers youth to overcome their past traumas and discover their purpose. We strive to foster spiritual and mental well-being through our support and resources.

We recognize the importance of building diversified pipelines and serving as apprenticeship intermediaries. By connecting young individuals with meaningful opportunities, we aim to provide them with the skills and experiences necessary for generational wealth creation. 

Our vision extends beyond breaking the cycles of trauma and inequity. We are dedicated to uplifting a generation and empowering them to build a future filled with hope, purpose, and prosperity.

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