EMPOWERING OPPORTUNITY YOUTH
FOR A BRIGHTER FUTURE
South Florida CARES is a proud affiliate of The National CARES Mentoring Movement founded in 2006, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, as Essence CARES. The South Florida Cares team is proud to support the mission to secure, heal and transform the lives of impoverished children by inspiring, recruiting and mobilizing masses of caring men and women to mentor and nourish them.
The Rising Program @ South Florida CARES Mentoring Movement is a non-profit organization focused on supporting opportunity youth with mental health / wellness through our evidence-based, culturally self exploration, life skills and career readiness. *Powered by Starbucks.
Opportunity Youth are young people ages 16-24 with current barriers to access.
Rising Program participants are from High Schools, Alternative Schools, Teen Parent & Foster Youth Programs and Department of Juvenile Justice Programs for School Detention & Incarcerated Youth.
THINGS TO KNOW
CURRENTLY 100's INVOLVED IN OVER A DOZEN SCHOOLS
RAISING AWARENESS CREATING CHANNELS SINCE 2017
IS A PROGRAM BASED ON PILLARS OF SELF AWARENESS