Mission Statement and Vision

Mission Statement

Jersey City Youth Foundation’s mission is to enhance, expand and participate in the high-quality educational, recreational, cultural, and community enrichment programs.

Vision

Jersey City Youth Foundation’s mission is to enhance, expand and participate in the high-quality educational, recreational, cultural, and community enrichment programs. We strive to provide safe, supervised environments for children and youth that increase school and community connectedness, academic achievement, physical activity and social/life skills.

To fulfill this mission, Jersey City Youth Foundation will:

  • Encourage student academic achievement
  • Engage children with activities that will support the broader school community
  • Build life skills such as responsibility, problem resolution, self-confidence, teamwork, goal setting, anger management and work ethic
  • Provide a safe environment for youth
  • Build awareness of health & wellness
  • Grow relationships with committed and caring mentors
    Foster a fun and joy-filled environment