embodies multiple culturally appropriate art forms and gives youth the opportunity to talk very candidly about their experiences with crime and violence in a familiar, safe, and welcoming space.
It has become a trusted space for healing and resolution for young people. The topics that will be discussed are chosen by youth hosts. Participants sit in a circle, talk about their life experiences and discuss topics that impact them on a daily basis.
Families Involved in Structured Transitions (FIST)
provides youth and parents with the opportunity to acquire financial literacy, health & wellness, grooming, self-efficacy, and career preparedness to maximize their quality of life.
Families engaged in FIST face a variety of risk factors within the community. This intervention supports youth by helping them to build and strengthen their family bonds, whenever possible and engages caregivers to build alliances and manage difficult dynamics within the household.
Youth Television, Film & Press (Y.T.F.P.)
teaches the youth the inner workings of a radio/tv studio. Students learn to shoot, frame, set-up shots for broadcast, edit, record, produce and publish their own podcasts, news show and vlogs.
youth working with a skilled mentor to learn the essential components of planning and producing a podcast/internet radio show. The HUBB has a state of the art radio station where students learn programs such as wirecast, Youtube, and promo & marketing. They will also learn how to prepare scripts, topics and prepare media for a radio program.
is a music appreciation, entrepreneurial and life skills program that focuses on the entertainment industry while using the art of music. The components of Rhymes4Reasons are sound recording, audio engineering, music production, artist development and music business workshops.