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HQ Philadelphia, PA All Locations

BronxConnect provides an alternative-to-incarceration program that embraces a community approach, recruiting staffers from the neighborhoods it serves, including former inmates who exemplify what it's like to overcome obstacles and transform. Many mentors share a common background with youths, creating a bond, and earning the right to provide tough love when needed. Participants learn how to make life-enhancing choices, pursue goals, and achieve their full potential.

Key Issue Area

Criminal Justice

Organizational Leadership

Wendy Calderon-Payne

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