"...improving the quality of life for area residents..."
The mission of the organization is to provide quality, stable and affordable housing through real estate development, new construction and rehabilitation in an effort to improve the quality of life of its residents.
In addition to the workshops and seminars participants are required to attend monthly community service activities. These activities include: community clean-up and elderly assistance bridging youth with the church and neighborhood associations.Learn More
The Missouri Reentry Process: Report to the Governor stated that “An offender cannot successfully reenter society without treating the issues that relate to criminal behavior, such as finding safe stale housing, sustained employment, pro-social support, etc”.
Our Re-Entry Program addresses these issues, giving ex-offenders opportunities for successful re-entry into their respective Kansas City, Missouri communities.
Mentor KC is a mentoring program whose primary purpose is providing positive influences and role models to youth residing in single family homes, youth with incarcerated parent(s), or a youth that has been identified as "at risk" due to social and economic barriers. Activities include but are not limited to the following: Life skills training, sex education (HIV and STD awareness), teen pregnancy, drug and alcohol awareness, techniques to handle post-traumatic stress, and tutoring for academic success. Mentor KC helps to improve youths' interpersonal skills, decision-making, self-confidence, and academic success. Additionally, the program encourages youth to make positive impacts in their community through community engagement and service activities.
In order to build strong communities, a community must mobilize and sustain strong neighborhoods. Strong neighborhoods are the backbone to strong communities, inclusive of business growth and tax. Twelfth Street Heritage Development Corporation promotes community development through the various methods.