Our programs were developed to inspire and encourage our members to become productive citizens while working towards their goals of entering college or their careers. The programs are structured to H.E.L.P the members and their communities.
S.A.T. Prep | After School Tutoring | Male Initiative
Health | Education & Careers | Substance Over Image
"H" = Health & Wellness
Health and wellness programs operate during the week. These programs teach the members to become well-rounded individuals with a focus on personal and community health. Health professionals educate the Future Giants members on all health issues including, S.T.D’s, HIV/AIDS, Diabetes and Obesity. The Next Generation initiative was created to help in the prevention and awareness of Obesity, S.T.D’s and HIV/AIDS. N.Y.C has the one of the highest AIDS rate in the country; 80% of new AIDS diagnoses and deaths are among African Americans and Hispanics. The Next Generation Initiative trains teenagers how to answer questions, counsel and run workshops to teach other teens how to stay healthy and disease free. In addition the teen counselors travel to different locations in the city disseminating information on the various health concerns affecting the community. Medical advice and referrals will also be provided for all members in order for members to teach their friends.
"E" = Education
Educational services are one of our primary missions. All members are academically assessed and given support for their academic needs. In addition to our tutoring program during the week we sponsor S.A.T preparation classes on weekends, and college preparation workshops. Future Giants members have a 100 percent college acceptance rate and between a 97 to 99 percent on time graduation rate.
"L" = Life Counseling
Life Counseling allows professionals from various fields prepare members for life after High School. They teach resume, interview and professionalism skills. In addition the members are placed in professional internships in their Junior and Senior High School years. Children are also connected with these life counselors for one on one mentoring.
"P" = Progressive Acts
Progressive Acts are an integral part of the Future Giants Organization. Members must participate in several community based initiatives including Adopt a grandparent, the Fight against Diabetes and Obesity and our STD/HIV Awareness day. The key to these progressive acts are to teach and allow members to educate their friends. Peers Educating Peers (PEP) will increase the spread of information to the community hold the members responsible to their community.