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(39.1029,-77.1841)
 

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Mission Statement

The mission of Pride Youth Services, Inc. (PYS) is to influence the social, emotional, and cognitive development of at-risk youth by providing resources to equip them with the confidence and skills essential to making healthy and positive choices as they deal with life's challenges.

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The ACE (Academic and Career Enrichment) Program is through Pride Youth Services, Inc which is run by Ludley Howard. Our ACE Program builds leadership, social and academic skills for middle school students through: Providing educational support and incentives to improve school attendance and performance, thereby encouraging youth to reach their fullest academic potential; Establishing job readiness/career skills training by creating employment opportunities for youth which provides exposure to various career options and income to supplement social outlets; Promoting a sense of community pride and responsibility by providing youth with meaningful community service experiences that develop and nurture positive interaction with younger children, peers, and adults; and helping youths recognize and understand their role in strengthening/assisting their families by completing age-appropriate responsibilities within the home.

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