Why We Do What We Do
We believe that initiating and supporting boys on their challenging journey into manhood is vital for a just and sustainable future.
We support adolescent males in their transformation to becoming men of integrity by modeling authentic masculinity, supporting self-awareness and emotional growth in a community that honors their youthful energy.
What We Do
Journeymen mentors at-risk adolescent males (ages 12-17) during their transformation to becoming men of integrity. Our mentors model authentic masculinity and nurture self-awareness and emotional growth, while challenging and assisting boys to discover their unique gifts. We honor their emerging masculinity and youthful energy alike. In short we help teenage boys grow into men.
Journeymen mentors adolescent boys at risk
“If we don’t initiate our boys, they will burn down the village to feel the heat.” — African Proverb