Project Independence provides a new road home to at-risk youth

Project Independence provides a new road home to at-risk youth

Bianca Hollins Special to Valley News When people hear the phrase “at-risk youth,” what comes to mind? Do they think of children and teens who are vulnerable to drugs, violence, disciplinary problems and exploitation? What about the successes? Upending misconceptions about the potential of underserved children and teens is the goal of Project Independence, a […]

Local authors to launch ‘Children’s Liberation from Incarceration’

WILDOMAR – During the month of September, authors and researchers Dr. Mona and Bob Davies will launch and commemorate their new book, “Children’s Liberation from Incarceration,” with a fundraiser lunch Sunday, Sept. 10, at the Corporate Room in Wildomar to benefit at-risk youth. The Davies are the co-founders of Community Outreach Ministry, a nonprofit organization based […]

Valentine event shows love for at-risk youth and families

Valentine event shows love for at-risk youth and families

Love is in the air. But it’s not just for couples. An early Valentine event Feb. 4, organized by Wildomar-based nonprofit Community Outreach Ministry, showed love for Angel Tree families. The event supporting at-risk youth and their families was hosted by Wellness & More in Murrieta and featured lunch, screenings and workshops focusing on physical […]

Christmas Angels show Children of Prisoners they are not alone

Christmas Angels show Children of Prisoners they are not alone

Wildomar — Christmas came early for some Southwest Riverside County’s most vulnerable at-risk youth: those whose parent or parents are incarcerated. A total of 204 children were adopted of which 51 percent were females and 49 percent were males. Sixty percent were Hispanic, 25 percent Caucasian, 10 percent African-American and 5 percent other. Twenty-two percent […]

 Wildomar nonprofit honored with ‘Child and Family Advocate of the Year’ Award

 Wildomar nonprofit honored with ‘Child and Family Advocate of the Year’ Award

WILDOMAR — The tireless work of a Wildomar-based nonprofit to brighten the futures of local at-risk youth, many whose parents are incarcerated, has not gone unnoticed by HOPE Collaborative. Bob and Mona Davies, co-founders of Community Outreach Ministry, were honored June 3 with the Child and Family Advocate of the Year Award from HOPE Collaborative, the child […]