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All across America, high-impact nonprofits are breaking cycles and changing lives.

From coast to coast, dynamic social entrepreneurs are leading transformative nonprofit organizations with a shared mission to break the cycle of poverty and build stronger, safer communities where all people can discover their full potential.

Elevate USA

HQ Arvada, CO All Locations

Elevate USA harnesses the power of healthy, long-term relationships to help youth develop a sense of stability and self-confidence. While some adults may come in and out of a child’s life, Elevate’s teacher mentors build trusting relationships with students, helping build character, life skills, and leadership. By providing ongoing support in and out of school, mentors help students develop their strengths, assets, and relationships and build a strong foundation for future success. In fact, nearly 9-in-10 Elevate Program graduates go to college, get technical training, or join the military.

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Organizational Leadership

Kevin Byerley

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