Through a series of strategically planned programs, workshops and events, the mPACT mentors also encourage the development of their mentee’s leadership ability, social growth, education, spiritual enlightenment and philanthropic efforts – the five defining pillars of the program.
A Community In Need
Suicide is the leading cause of death among LGBT youth, accounting for up to 30% of completed youth suicides.
Nationally, 84% of LGBT youth report being verbally harassed, with 39% being physically harassed.
1 – in – 3 young people will grow up without a mentor.
Young men who are mentored are three times less likely than young men without a mentor to suffer from peer pressure related anxiety, negative self-worth, making negative life choices.