ACES LOW, RESILIENCE HIGH
SWIM’s objective in combating these maladies is to prevent ACEs from occurring during childhood with particular concentration on not letting ACEs reach four or more.
BUILDING BRIDGES FOR EMANCIPATING FOSTER CARE YOUTH
The SWIM team is developing a transitional housing program called A Bridge to Success where we solicit donors to sponsor emancipating foster care youth. The sponsorship program would begin once a youth in foster care turns sixteen.
FORMER INMATES REENTRY EDUCATION
The principle aim of mission of F.I.R.E. is to lower and prevent recidivism. Innovative programs such as this one in Oakland are models that we wish to collaborate with during the process of leaving transitional to more permanent housing.