Mentoring Objectives:


Community Action Initiative will provide mentoring for at risk middle and high school youth in greater Chicagoland area. We will match a caring adult volunteer with a referred youth. We have four distinct mentoring programs:

First STEP: First step is a central program of Community Action Initiative, This program is for at risk middle school student and their mentors to participate in a structured program of support.

Turnaround: Turnaround forcuses on students who are chronically abesent or suspended from middle or high schools.

Reach out:  REACH OUT engages youths involved in the juvenile court system.

Mentoring & Friends: Mentoring & Friends works with students from local schools that just need a concern adult to spend quality time with them like attending a basketball or football game together, or doing other meanful activities.