Hope Hero for June 2013 is Jansen Azarias
Congratulations to Jansen Azarias and the team of Higher Ground Resource Center of Tucson, a non-profit organization that serves families and at-risk students! Check out their website at http://higherground.me/
Their mission is to Reach, Transform and Elevate the southwest community of Tucson by supporting individuals and uniting families to build leaders in the community.
As part of this mission, Higher Ground a Resource Center created a Youth Center with a mission is to reach, transform, and elevate students’ academic success and positive identity.
They are mentoring the students to become more than just educated children, but also to become responsible citizens and family members. Because they are teaching them in a holistic manner–through tutoring, music, dance, Bible study and martial arts!
Jansen and the team of Higher Ground are reaching the youth of Tucson and transforming them by inspiring leadership, good choices, develop them through their talents and build a positive identity partnered with parents, schools, and community resources to fully maximize every child and youth’s potential in their future.
Listen to Jansen’s story below.