OUR MISSION AT NEW LENS URBAN MENTORING SOCIETY IS TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR BLACK MALES BY PROVIDING CULTURALLY-CONGRUENT, MULTI-GENERATIONAL MENTORING TO ADDRESS MENTAL. PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT.
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."
We have started off to a great start with the in-school sessions. These in-school sessions are really important to the New Lens curriculum because the mentees are getting exposed to all the elements of the Big Five within these sessions
New Lens will like to say thank you to all who donated to New Lens on Give To The Max Day. Your donation is an investment to continue our work on deepening our impact on young men throughout St. Paul Public Schools.
New Lens has been working to take our organization to the next level. New Lens appreciates the great support that we get from the community. The compliments reassure us that our work is affecting the community in the right way.
New Lens was named one of the top 12 high-impact nonprofits in the East Metro. Click the photo below to read more about New Lens and the other organizations that have been highlighted as making a high impact on the communities and people that they serve in The St. Paul Foundation online magazine, MnSight.
The mentees explored buildings designed by first registered African American architect, Clarence "Cap" Wigington, in Minnesota which included the former Washington High school (SPPS, now known as Wellstone Elementary) and Highland Park Water tower and many others.
This summer, Youthprise made a visit to New Lens Urban Mentoring Society. The mission of New Lens is to improve the quality of life for black males by providing culturally-congruent, muti-generational mentoring