A Young Child Evolving Organization, Inc. (aka Young C.E.O.) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization on a mission to heal the mental, physical and emotional state of millions of underserved Elementary School children by partnering with a team of trained professionals on the same mission, a TEAM YOUNG CEO heroes.
Sadly, the number of young children being beaten, abused, bullied, starving and dealing with mental illness, PTSD, anger issues, depression and suicidal thoughts continue to rise. Our children need more than just an education in school, they need trained mental health professionals and programs to help with early detection and intervention, so that they can focus on achieving a good education. Because children spend the majority of their time in school, a place that’s starting to feel less safe for them with gun violence, we need more school-based mental health services and comprehensive approaches to aid in their unfortunate reality.
One school counselor, who may oversee 800 plus students or one therapist overseeing 5-7 schools on his or her own, is not enough help a child in need. In underserved schools, counselors are being pulled in many directions as they may sometimes have to fill in for an absent school nurse or teacher. Social Workers are brought in with limited assistance and resources.
Many of our kids are suffering, most of them in silence. Without early intervention and prevention of mental health issues or early detection of severe mental illness, many of our children will become part of the vicious cycle of the prison system.
The initial goal is to implement school-based mental health services and couple that with a comprehensive plan of wellness, wholeness and emotional wellbeing in a 4-Phase Model. When they reach 5th grade, the children can graduate and become a YOUNG C.E.O. Please email us if at to find out more about our 4-Phase Model and how you can help us rebuild the lives of children and families in need.
Our initial plan is to work together with schools and community centers in need. The second phase is to build YOUNG C.E.O. centers to help continue in underserved communities where kids and their families can gain the tools they need to help become the best version of themselves.
Our Mission - to bring back the village it takes to raise healthy and happy children phase by phase one child and one school at a time.
If you would like to know how you can help, please email us at: