Success isn’t just about what you do, it’s about what you inspire others to do.
Our mission is to Inspire, Develop & Nurture youth & their network to foster stronger, more connected communities.
We envision a thriving West Virginia that has become the model
for positive change in youth & community development.
ABOUT OUR WORK
Our goal is to bridge the disconnect between the school system, families, and the community. IDN will accomplish this by training and supporting youth serving adults within our community partner organizations to support at-risk youth via a best practice approach.
Establishing & Advancing Best Practices (in Youth Development)
Training Mentors, Volunteers and Youth Leaders
Supporting our Youth Development Network (through resources and follow-up)
We exist to challenge the status quo and inspire youth to find and achieve their WHY
IDN seeks to change the trajectory of at-risk youth
To change the trajectory of at-risk youth from at-risk to youth engaged in growth and perseverance not only in school but also in the community.
Our mission is carried out through building the capacity of youth serving adults in existing community organizations in best practices in success-coaching, mentoring, mental health and social supports, and inspiring career dreams through ongoing training and connecting with resources.