BLAST reaches out to connect college students with youth in Long Beach who are facing adversity. The kids gain a positive role model and encouragement towards a brighter future. The mentors have an opportunity to get away from stress, experience a deeper sense of purpose, and put their unique skills to use. Donors and supporters join the legacy BLAST is leaving in the lives of mentees and mentors. Click here to learn more about our two outstanding programs which lead youth in basic life skills, goal setting, character development, establishing trusting relationships, and academic success.
The mission of Long Beach BLAST (Better Learning for All Students Today) is to improve success for at-risk students through collaboration and innovative approaches to mentoring and learning.