Welcome to Frederick Alliance For Youth • The Frederick Alliance for Youth is a non-profit organization founded in 2008 to promote and support positive change in the Hillcrest and Waverly communities. Our immediate plan is to rg build a youth center that will house accessible, .o affordable, fun youth programs that promote llianceForYouth healthy development from childhood to Hillcrest Commons Community Center adulthood. 1150 Orchard Terrace Frederick, MD 21703 • The Frederick Alliance for Youth meets For more information contact: the challenging needs of youth and families 301-696-0911 www.FrederickA in partnership with other community • Scott Alexander, CEO/President organizations who share our passion and Scotta@FrederickAllianceForYouth.org vision. This collaboration results in • Mimi Zee-Six, Director of Programs z6@FrederickAllianceForYouth.org increased communication and positive interactions between youth, families, schools, organizations and police. www.FrederickAllianceForYouth.org Mission Values Statement To benefit the Frederick community by providing a safe • Every child deserves to grow up healthy and happy. Strategic Partners t place for youth and families to grow in positive ways • Every child deserves to be safe. through fun, quality programs. • Every child benefits from healthy challenges. • Every family deserves the opportunity to support itself. • Every family does the best they can with what they have. • Programs must be high quality and achieve measureable results. • Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County • Inclusion and collaboration are essential for success. • Police Activities League • Frederick County Office for Children & Families & The Mental Health Association Vision of Frederick County. Statement • Frederick County Public Schools • Create a building that will be home to a • Frederick Community Action Agency state-of-the-art youth and family center. • Frederick County Housing Authority/ • Create and maintain innovative, high quality programs that promote healthy development, Goals Hope VI Project resiliency, family support & community safety. • Promote Community Integration • Ausherman Family Foundation • Create a strong collaboration within the • Maximize Academic Success community– Meet the changing needs of youth The Future is Now... • Empower families to Support Themselves and families by forming close relationships with In May 2008, Frederick Alliance for Youth in others who share our passion and vision. • Reduce Juvenile Crime collaboration with our partners, proudly opened its doors to our first program. Club Explore is an after- school & summer program made available to children www.FrederickAllianceForYouth.org referred through Hillcrest Elementary School.