At Our Generation Cares, we commit to breaking down systemic barriers that prevent marginalized communities from accessing resources and opportunities. We firmly believe in advocating for social justice and fostering youth leadership to create a brighter future for young people and entire communities.
Facilitate partnerships between underserved youth and local businesses, organizations, and professionals. Through apprenticeships, young people can gain valuable work experience, mentorship, and guidance while developing their skills and building networks
Advocate for policies and resources that ensure equitable access to education, healthcare, housing, and other essential services for transition-aged youth, particularly those in the foster care system. Our initiative will work towards dismantling systemic barriers and promoting equal opportunities for all.
COWORKING SPACE & COMMUNITY CENTER
Create physical spaces that serve as a hub for collaboration, networking, and skill-building. Our spaces will offer youth access to technology, workshops, and events aimed at fostering creativity, entrepreneurship, and community engagement.
LIFE SKILLS & ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Offer comprehensive training programs that equip youth with essential life skills, such as financial literacy, communication, problem-solving, and leadership. Additionally, provide specialized training in entrepreneurship to empower young people to start their own businesses and pursue economic independence.
Establish an innovation lab where youth can experiment, collaborate, and develop innovative solutions to pressing social challenges. This initiative would encourage creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills among young people.
Provide leadership development programs that empower young individuals to become effective advocates, changemakers, and community leaders. These programs would focus on building confidence, self-awareness, teamwork, and resilience.
Conduct community outreach programs and awareness campaigns to engage with marginalized communities, raise awareness about their needs, and encourage participation in Our Generation Cares' initiatives. This initiative will aim to build trust, foster collaboration, and ensure that the organization's programs are relevant and impactful.
Develop resources and tools that assist youth in envisioning their futures and setting goals. This initiative will include career exploration, college preparation, and assistance with navigating post-secondary education or vocational training.