It is easier to build strong children than repair broken men

~ Frederick Douglass

OUR VISION

We envision a world in which all youth are successful in life regardless of their background, demographics or experiences.  

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to ENCOURAGE, EDUCATE, and EMPOWER

youth to pursue their dreams. 

OUR VALUES

Our core values are based on our definition of Self-Respect:

  • SELF Confidence

  • SELF Driven

  • SELF Composure

  • SELF Expression

  • SELF Service

OUR GOALS

1. Encourage youth to trust caring adults  2. Educate youth to learn individual assets

3. Empower youth to use resiliency skills

OUR STRATEGY

Inspiring and guiding our youth to rise up as the next generation of leaders in their communities requires a multi-facted evidence based strategy to meet the unique social, cultural and emotional needs of our youth. Impact Delaware uses life skills development as the core component of our mentoring programs to:

EDUCATE | career workshops, college campus field trips, educational workshops

ENCOURAGE | social skills groups, leadership seminars, guest speakers

EMPOWER | civic engagement projects, community service events

OUR PARTNERS

Impact Delaware's work has been recognized by companies, governments, nonprofits and other organizations throughout Delaware. These caring partners have provided funding, ideas, volunteer power, in-kind support and more.  We continue to be grateful for their participation in our vision and we recognize that together we will make a tremendous IMPACT on the lives of our youth.