As a social justice, healing-centered, and culturally responsive nonprofit, FriendsPDX actively provides safe and fun spaces for youth to embrace their identities.
Each child is paired with a paid professional mentor called a Friend.
92% of youth go on to enroll in post-secondary education, serve our country or enter the workforce.
83% of youth receive their high school diploma or GED.
95% of youth remain free from involvement in the juvenile justice system.
98% of youth wait to parent until after their teen years.