KHAIR (pronounced “care”) serves at-risk youth by offering one-on-one mentoring relationships and a range of workshops designed to teach important life skills and bolster self-confidence. Participants, who are referred by behavioral health professionals, are asked to commit to six life skill workshops designed to nurture confidence and build healthy relationships.
Our mission is to build healthy relationships for young people by connecting them with community leaders and collegiate institutions through life skills workshops.
Kids are healthy when they have a positive attitude and are inspired to reflect on their unique qualities.
Violence, poverty, racism, poor education, health and family problems and other issues touch many children in our communities. These issues not only hurt kids emotionally, intellectually and spiritually, but they also affect the way children feel about themselves and how they see their place in the world. KHAIR addresses these issues head on.
The program is based on a partnership of several constituents: