Mid Year Report
Cities of Joy Plan
For many years, we focused most of our energy on the children of our community. This changed when a 17 year old young man murdered his lifelong friend of the same age. We knew both boys when they were 10. Sadly, they gravitated towards a dangerous crowd. After performing a heartbreaking funeral, I felt the Lord say: "They're still your kids." That year we began our 18 and under basketball league which focuses on engaging the disconnected youth of our borough, those without a High School education, low literacy and few job prospects.