Mission: M-PowerHouse, is a community based nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting underserved youth to career and educational, opportunities, specifically in health and S.T.E.A.M. related fields.
Target demographics: Under served and Underrepresented Youth grades K through 12 overcome barriers that prevent youth from getting into and staying in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts , Mathematics and Healthcare Careers
Direct beneficiaries per year: two hundred youth
Geographic areas served: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Durham, North Carolina
Programs: Youth Assemblies and being a S.T.E.A.M. conduit. M-PowerHouse two tiers, Cradle 2 Careers K-5 and Bridge 2 the Future 6-12. Youth set sights on careers and life skills at an early age. M-PowerHouse is a partner of the University of Pittsburgh, Swanson School of Engineering, Carnegie Mellon and Community College of Allegheny County.
M-POWERHOUSE, Inc. was conceived by a cadre of professional's to address the educational, economic and socio-health factors that impact youth violence. M-POWERHOUSE uses a non-traditional approach at thwarting youth violence through education and the Center for Disease Control Youth Risk Survey assessment concept. M-POWERHOUSE is current seeking to acquire a home adjacenet to the future M-POWERHOUSE Enrichment Center which will have twenty-four hour presence in the community and act as a clearinghouse and create model programs through community buy in and research and methodology practices.