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Mission: To Educate, Uplift, Empower ,& Inspire Youth, Families, and Community. 

Vision: To change the narrative, by creating opportunities for the community.

Core Values: Integrity, Honesty, Accountability, Community, Service, Leadership, Respect, Responsibility, Self-Sufficient 

What We Do

Still Standing  Foundation is a 501(c)(3) Non Profit headquartered in Nashville TN. We believe it’s our responsibility to Mentor the youth and enrich our community, teaching young people how to be independent, confident, and accountable; while promoting positive self-image, and self-esteem. We work with youth from all walks of life, we are dedicated to helping provide a positive path for at risk youth; working with Juvenile Court, and going into Juvenile behavioral centers mentoring youth offenders.  Our mentoring style is a real life approach we bringing out speaker's who were once  troubled youth and (or) spent time in prison, and now have changed their lives. We know that it's important for all youth to have education, life skills, mentors and hope. Some of the programs we offer our college prep/tours, tutoring, job training & interviewing 101, finance, and  teen pregnancy prevention. 

In addition,  we work with adult offender helping men & women reclaim their lives and get on the right path. Everyone deserves a second chance and we meet people where they are. We go into the jails/prisons and work directly with the inmates; our goal is to prepare them for life on the outside & break the cycle.


While working in the inner city and poverty stricken communities the founder of still standing saw a need in the homeless community and started an outreach program. Providing food, clothing, hygiene products, helping coordinate meeting for housing assistance, healthcare & mental health needs.

Still Standing is changing one life at time providing tools , resources, and services that help transform lives .

Still Standing  Foundation stands for the kids, the community, and all people.

Resources & Services: Youth Mentoring/Counseling, Prison Reform & inmate mentoring, Interviewing & Employment Prep, Parent Education & Counseling, Housing Assistance , Job Placement, College prep, tutoring for school age kids

Collaborative Partners: Urban League,NAACP, True Core Behavioral, Juvenile Courts, Child Support Courts, MT ZION Church, Tabernacle Church, Chamber Commerce

Youth & Community: We Believe It's Important Giving Back

Annual Back to school drive:  free food, hair cuts, clothes/shoes & supplies 

Annual Holiday Event: Giving Back to the community 

Youth Education: Tours to historical sites, college prep, tutoring

Promoting Positive Self-image & Self-esteem

Homeless Outreach:​Providing food, clothing, hygiene items, & assistance 

Mentoring Youth Offenders: We are dedicated to helping provide a positive path for at risk youth


Prison Reform/Adult Mentoring: Helping men & women reclaim their lives and get on the right path

 Breaking the cycle, Reforming the system & providing second chances 

We believe it’s our responsibility to Mentor the Youth and Enrich ourCommunity. All Donation Given Help Still Standing Reach This Goal!

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