WHO WE ARE
1,200+ PEER MENTORS EQUIPPED/YEAR
89% of teens participating in monthly OffStage programming report positive bonding experiences with peers and mentors
92% improved communication skill evidenced by voluntary involvement in activities
15,000+ STUDENTS EDUCATED/YEAR
87% report increased self-esteem
83% of OnStage viewers report an understanding of anxiety’s direct affects on physical and emotional well-being
Belief in the unlimited POTENTIAL of young people
Dedication to inspiring personal GROWTH and ACCOUNTABILITY
Commitment to INTEGRITY, transparency and showing love in all we do
Assurance in the power of TRUTH to restore lives, rectify past choices and set a person free
Confidence that we excel when DIVERSE voices are at the table
Belief in the impact of well-STRUCTURED PARTNERSHIPS and the power of health education
To educate, equip, and empower teens to make positive life choices related to high-risk youth trends. We provide culturally relevant preventative health education customized to St. Louis’ diverse communities — while raising up the next generation
of role models, influencers, and leaders.
To see students reach adulthood free from the consequences of
high-risk behavior and leading
their communities as
agents of change.
"BreakDown STL showed me I deserve more."
— Female Age 16
"I realize impulsive decisions now can dampen your entire life."
— Male Age 18