Greater Houston Youth Mentoring Community

Male Youth Programs

This page is dedicated to youth mentoring organizations that specifically focus on mentoring male youth.


Young Men Mentoring Program

The Ascending to Men Project (ATMP) aims to cultivate these areas of growth for students of color in the Houston Independent School District.


R.E.A.L. will help manufacture an environment where the black voice is heard and put into action. It will give people the knowledge of what black people were, are and can be. Members will build skills that create a foundation to exhibit in all aspects of like.

The Minority Male Recruitment Department partners with middle schools, high schools, community colleges, and community agencies to create pathways into UHD for an increased number of men from underrepresented ethnic backgrounds. The department also collaborates with UHD’s student support system to develop initiatives that increase the retention and graduation of these groups.

The mission of the Minority Male Initiative Program is to increase the completion rate of minority males enrolled in primary, secondary and post-secondary education by providing a sound educational foundation supported by life skills training and development.

The LSC Kingwood Men's Center seeks to recruit, engage and equip male students with essential life and social skills necessary to begin and complete their degree, license or certification plan.

The Mission of Lone Star College-CyFair Men of Honor is to increase the retention, graduation, and transfer rates among multi-ethnic men.

Encouraging fourth and fifth-grade African-American and Latino boys to embrace the cool factor of science, technology, engineering and mathematics through hands-on engineering activities with their fathers and other mentors from the University of Houston.


Mentor, Educate and Nurture young men regardless of ethnicity or sexual orientation within available resources allowed.

The My Brother's Keeper (MBK) Houston movement encourages the use of proven tools that expand opportunities for young people, including access to basic health, nutrition, mentorship, high-quality early education and early introductions into the workforce, as well as partnering with communities and police to reduce violence to make our classrooms and streets safer. Milestone:

  1. Entering School Ready to Learn

  2. Reading on Grade Level By 3rd Grade

  3. Graduating from High School Ready for College and Career

  4. Completing Post-Secondary Education or Training

  5. Successfully Entering the Workforce

  6. Reducing Crime and Violence and Providing Second Chance Opportunities

The Collective Generational Mentoring Foundation (TCGMF) is a 501c3 non-profit organization which aims to increase and scale the effectiveness of mentoring relationships which prepare youth and young adults in the areas of college preparation, career exposure, professional development and leadership. 

The Change Happens! P.O.M. Project is a community-based mentoring program that matches children with caring adults that will help them recognize their opportunities and strengths with the goal of counteracting the emotional hardships experienced from the absence of an incarcerated parent. P.O.M. focuses on children and youth, ages 8-17, with an emphasis on children whose lives have been impacted by a current or previously incarcerated parent or caregiver.

The Urban Enrichment Institute’s holistic approach to youth development is a unique program providing sustained mentoring with a comprehensive, after-school program that is comprised of activities and services that guide youth towards building self-esteem, developing self-efficacies, making valued decisions, acquiring knowledge of post-secondary education opportunities, and graduating from high school.

The Chauncy Glover Project (CGP) is an extensive, hands- on mentoring program, created to groom inner city teenage boys into upstanding and accomplished gentlemen.

Young Muslims (YM) is a pioneering national youth organization that has been on the youth scene since the early 90’s. We have established a well organized network of local youth groups that we call NeighborNets (which means network of neighbors) across the United States and Canada

The Omega Gents Academy is designed to teach and encourage young African-American men in high school to positively define, plan, pursue and achieve their goals.

Yung Blak Warriors (YBW) is an advocacy and youth development program for young men. We offer a character building rights of passage program in several cities across the country. Our Mission is to address the challenges of today's young men yet preserve our cultural and ancestral traditions and morals.

My mission is to build a brotherhood and mentor young men to become leaders by giving them the keys of knowledge, resources, discipline,and access to unlock their futures

The Organization serves boys from ages 8-18  and we currently offering services in Texas and Chicago (United States) and Nigeria. We will extend services to other States and Countries. Our Organization works for the benefits of boys in Advocacy, Mentoring, Entrepreneurship, Education, Leadership.

It is our mission  to empower youth through leadership and character education that leads to academic success. We are seeking to assist every PBMAH graduate to further their education by offering  scholarships. 

Seeks to serve as a beacon of leadership by utilizing our diverse talents, to create an environment where our children and communities are motivated to achieve and to empower our people to become self-sufficient shareholders in the economic fabric of the communities in which we serve

AdamsWalk is 501 c3 organizations devoted to connecting young men to non-academic supports needed to improve the well-being and academic achievement. These supports address critical issues such as mental health and physical health needs, food insecurity, lack of stable housing, violence, incarceration of a parent, and many other challenges that can have adverse effects on a student's readiness and ability to learn using a faith-based approach.

Each year Mission Transformation selects a group of boys ages 11-15 to join the current kids in our program. Each boy remains an official mentee of Mission Transformation until he is 18, but the connections remain, and we continue to advise and support him in the years that follow. Our goal is to graduate dynamic, effective, independent young men who are leaders and give back to the community.

Mufasa’s Pride aspires to be the premier mentoring and rite of passage organization that bridges the gap between urban youth of today and future leaders of tomorrow.  Using our innovative, evidence-based methodology along strategic partnerships to Make Manhood Mean More globally.