Equip. Engage. Encourage.
“The great threat confronting young people growing up in communities like [Surrey] is called the Nihilistic threat. [This threat can be defined as] the lived experience of a life of horrifying lovelessness, meaninglessness, and hopelessness… A life without love and a life without meaning and a life without hope leads to a numbing detachment from oneself and others that ultimately leads to the destruction of oneself.”
Bruce Main, founder of Urban Promise
is made to be a movement which mitigates the Nihilistic threat in our community.
“Research finds that the presence of one or more caring, committed adults in a child’s life increases the likelihood that children and youth flourish, and become productive adults themselves.”
American Journal of Public Health
Other positive outcomes include:
Higher Chance of Completing
Reduced risk of Gang Membership
Greater Physical Activity Level