MEN INVOLVED

Nonprofit

MISSION

  • Encouraging the reduction of violence & incarceration
  • Extending a lifeline through prevention & intervention
  • Promoting positive and productive communities
The APZ Group

PURPOSE

Increase knowledge and raise awareness of at-risk youth and young adults regarding the consequences of life choices, avoiding the devastating effects of drug dealing and violence in the lives of individuals and our communities. Pushing for peace and education while hoping for change among those who would benefit most.

OBJECTIVES

  • Reduce Gun Violence & Shooting
  • Reduce Homicides & Suicides
  • Reduce School Suspension
  • Reduce School Pipeline to Prison
  • Reduce Recidivism
  • Reduce the disproportional rates among youth in the juvenile and adult judicial system


PROGRAMS & SERVICES

Personal Development & Basic Life Skills

As mentors, we offer support setting achievable goals to move your life forward in a positive direction.

Court Advocacy

  • Navigating you through the legal system
  • Removing barriers
  • Record expungement
  • License Reinstatement
  • Assistance with Child Support

Education Support & Job Readiness

  • Group Sessions providing Choices & Consequences education
  • Fitness & Wellness Sessions to build motivation and group cohesion while offering stress release
  • Address Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • Mental Health Assessments
  • Identification of Talents & Transferable Skills
  • Behavior Modification

Community Events

Building positive activities for youth

Founder, Aaron Pullins III

Outreach Advocate 20+years