Observe, Step In, Challenge


As a child I remember watching a high school boy walk up on our porch to hit my little brother. I stepped in the middle and took the punch. With the weeping and wailing that ensued, my Dad flew out of the house, jumped in his car and throwing his siren on top of the … Continue reading Observe, Step In, Challenge

Empower Youth: Proud Supporter of the Do-Over and the Now What?


We believe in do-overs. We support them. We encourage them. And, Empower Youth is all about helping youth and young families attack the do-over with such zeal that they never look back and walk through that valley again. Mommy and Daddy love their children but they love them with broken wings. They were hurt along … Continue reading Empower Youth: Proud Supporter of the Do-Over and the Now What?

From the heart of a dreamer…


We support zookeepers, airplane pilots, and lawyers. We support batmans, nurses, and teachers. We support dreamers. This past Friday, Empower Youth was able to give brand new pillows with pillowcases and stuffed animals to the Kindergarten students of William Bick Primary. We had one goal in mind—give children a place to dream. Give children ownership … Continue reading From the heart of a dreamer…