T H E O R Y O F C H A N G E
HOMEY works to build youth leadership capacity in several areas:
HOMEY Enrichment Programs aims to pursue the following principles:
T R A N S F O R M A T I O N
Inspire pro-social friendships, strong life and interpersonal skills, and instill
a sense of hope in the future to opportunity youth.
C O M M U N I T Y I N V O L V E M E N T
Utilize non-traditional informational workshops, cultural enrichment activities, and civic engagement to train Latino/a youth leaders. homey employs the Freiran pedagogy in that “No one is born fully-formed: it is through self-experience in the world that we become what we are.”
R E L A T I O N S H I P B U I L D I N G
Utilizes college-aged mentors and volunteer to pair with the opportunity youth and young adults to complete participant driven projects, and to provide academic mentorship and support.
S K I L L B U I L D I N G
Improve youth’s life outcomes by providing life skills and character development that will make them self-sufficient and help them make
positive life choices.