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To eliminate the disparity in education, employment and Life-enhancing opportunity experienced by lower-income individuals and minority youth in America.
MAFDET achieves its mission by delivering educational and behavioral development training in 4 key areas: (i) Criminal Law Education & Crime Prevention (ii) S.T.E.M. Education (iii) Corporate Socialization & Etiquette Training (iv) Cultural Exposure & Exploration
MAFDETS’s emphasis on the aforementioned subject matters is unique. MAFDET has chosen to center its attention on these areas out of recognition that many of the barriers to success in education, employment and opportunity among its target demographic are a function of (i) criminal victimization and punishment and the ancillary negative impacts related thereto; (ii) a lack of participation in important innovative and technology based programs that develop the foundation for the world’s future career industries; (iii) a failure to assimilate and transition properly into spheres of professionalism; and (iv) an inability to connect with employer hiring representatives and supervisors as a result of divergent cultural experiences. MAFDET helps youth by giving them the necessary tools to overcome these obstacle