20 Components for - M.O.V.E.M.E.N.T.
1. S.U.G.A.R. (Sophisticated Unique Girls W/ Aspiration and Respect)
SUGAR is a female teen pregnancy prevention program that offers at-risk females one-on-one mentoring as well as group mentoring, fine arts, community service as well as leadership training. Currently, this program meets once a month. The target age group is 12-24 years old. The goal of This program is to run all year round at multiple local recreation centers.
2.E.L.I.T.E.(Educated Leaders In Total Excellence)
ELITE is a male gang/pregnancy prevention program that offers at-risk males one-on-one mentoring as well as group mentoring, fine arts, community service as well as leadership training. Currently, this program meets once a month. The target age group is 1-24 years old. The goal of This program is to run all year round at multiple local recreation centers.
3. E.Y.E. (Elders You Empower)
EYE is an adult program that offers charitable services to adults ages 18-99 years of age. Most of our parents benefit from this program. This program offers job readiness training, community resources, and referrals, entrepreneur explorations, as well as one on one and group mentoring. Currently, the group meets at least once a month. This program's goal is to be able to provide services to the family full-time all year round.
4. C.O.E. (College of Enlightenment)
COE is a collegiate chapter of college students that receive services through EYE but also work in our organization mentoring our youth, collaborating on community service projects, and coordinating college events. The goal of this program is to establish other college chapters throughout the world!
5. H.S.U. (High School University)
HSU is a high school dropout prevention program for high school students. This program offers tutoring services, community referrals, college tours, college applications, financial aid, and scholarship assistance as well as individual and group mentoring. This program meets at least once a month. The goal of this program is to be able to offer services to more students who are suffering in high school on a consistent basis.
6. M.S.U. (Middle School University)
MSU is a middle school outreach program for middle school students. This program offers tutoring services, community referrals, college tours, college applications, financial aid, and scholarship assistance as well as individual and group mentoring. This program meets at least once a month. The goal of this program is to be able to offer services to more students who are suffering in middle school on a consistent basis.
7. P.S. Our Children (Proactively Saving Our Children)
PSOC is a children’s outreach program for children ages 0-12 years of age. This program offers tutoring, mentoring, fine arts, academic enrichment, and community resources. The goal of this program is to begin mentoring students early in order to correct issues and help save their lives.
8. Fine Arts
The Fine Arts is a program that engages all of the members of STARS and the community. The program coordinates different showcases and events for the community to enjoy. Fine Arts is a program that works with any participant that displays or expresses a talent. The goal of this program is to be very active in the community and allow people with talents the opportunity to display their talents.
9. Press & Publicity
Press & Publicity is a program that trains individuals on how to properly speak in public, creates newsletters, blogs, and press releases. This program also oversees the organization's website and all social media pages. The goal of this program is to get more youth involved in writing and person-to-person communication.
10. Political Action
Political Action is a program that is offered to youth 18 and up. This program gets involved in the campaign to get the people to vote. This program does not support anyone's politics. The goal of the program is to get youth engaged with the importance of voting at an early age.
11. Athletes In Action
Athletes In Action is a multiple sports program. The program offers services to any individual that has a goal or passion for sports. This program offers assistance with the NCAA registration for High school students who plan to pay in college. This program puts on an annual basketball tournament for the community. The goal of this program is to get more youth involved in playing sports and offer more sports events and services.
Health is a program that provides health awareness to the community. This program puts on health fairs in the community. The program's goal is to partner with more health organizations and have more workshops on different important health topics.
13. Leadership Development
Leadership Development is a 6-week program that all members are allowed to take. This program offers training in leadership. The program also offers self-empowerment. The goal of this program is to train more youth with the skills of leadership.
14. Job/ Career Development
Career Development is a program that offers job-seeking skills such as a resume, cover letter, and interviewing training. This program offers referrals to open positions. The goal of this program is to successfully help more people prepare and find jobs.
15. Entrepreneurs Are Us
Entrepreneurs Are Us is a program that focuses on individuals and or families that have a dream or passion for business. This program offers step-by-step assistance with the development of one’s business. This program has a host of resources in order to successfully help upcoming entrepreneurs. The goal of this program is to be able to help more people become educated about being an entrepreneur.
16. Peer Mediation
Peer Mediation is a program that helps peers overcome their differences with their peers as well as family. The program's goal is to create training to train more youth to become peer mediators.
17. Goal Coaching
Goal Coaching is a program that provides mentoring in goal setting to the community. The program offers one on one mentoring as well as group mentoring. The goal of this program is to provide coaches and mentors to students and families that need motivation and guidance in achieving goals.
18. Movement By Faith Ministries
Movement By Faith Ministries is a spiritual outreach that provides a place of hope. The outreach meets once a week to fellowship and has a bible study. The goal of this outreach is to create a church that provides multiple services to the needy in our community.
19. CommunityResource Center
is a wrap-around services program that is a combination of many programs, resources, partnerships, and services all in one. The goal of this center is to build a place of hope and safety that provides impactful services.
20. Parent Outreach
Parent outreach provides support to needy parents, single parents, and guardians with a host of services and referrals. The program provides baby showers to needy mothers who not otherwise have a baby shower nor the necessities for their baby. The goal of this outreach is to provide more dependable services to our needy families in our community.
Foundation.At STARS CDC we are committed to supporting family pursuits and ambitions by servicing children, youth, and adults one household at a time. As a family, we invite you to join ours!
Arthur Gets Out of Gang with the help of STARS .Arthur (a STARS youth leader) is interviewed by Review Journal Newspaper. He tells the story of how he made the decision to let go of gangs with the help of his foster parents, Richardson family who are STARS board members. Help us continue helping Arthur... Fundraising Goal: $11,000 to Pay for 6 Months Rent For The Learning Center
Mission and Keys to Success.
STARS is dedicated to helping at risk youth and families remove barriers, plant goals, and live fruitful lives.
Our Purpose is to motivate, inspire, create, and provide! We encourage all participants to appreciate and value community, education, and each other by creating opportunities to join together in an effort to serve our community's needs