WHO WE ARE

OUR IMPACT

OFFSTAGE  

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


ONSTAGE  

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

CORE VALUES

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.

MISSION

To see students reach adulthood free from the consequences of

high-risk behavior and leading

their communities as

agents of change.  

VISION

"BreakDown STL showed me I deserve more."

— Female Age 16

"I realize impulsive decisions now can dampen your entire life."

— Male Age 18