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Mission Statement

Mission: We create positive transformational change for boys and the community; using group and peer mentoring that empowers boys to discover their inner resources and emotional awareness on the journey toward healthy manhood.

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Who We Are:

We are men and women who believe that the world needs good men, and that boys who are supported, guided and inspired by the adults in their lives become good men. The majority of boys are growing up without a strong male role model in their household. We are volunteer adults who show up and model healthy male behavior; we empower, guide and mentor adolescent boys on a path to healthy manhood. Boys to Men mentors are the uncles and brothers who step up during a boy’s difficult developmental time, when his needs are the greatest.

Boys to Men of Greater Phoenix is a 501c3 AZ nonprofit and non-sectarian organization that guides boys aged 12 - 18 through their crucial teen years toward healthy manhood.

We provide boys a safe space to discover, develop and step into the man they aspire to be. We use a proven group-based mentoring model in which they explore the impacts of their actions and choices, while learning integrity, accountability and compassion. Trained and vetted men model proper adult behavior. We listen with focused attention and accept and praise each boy as being okay exactly as he is. This allows the boy to accept his own gifts, while making room for him to face what is not working. Boys are supported in developing their own inner resources and gaining a better understanding of healthy emotional behavior.

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