What we offer
one to one mentoring
Ray provides personalized guidance, support, and a trusted relationship to help each youth set and achieve personal goals, develop skills, and navigate life's challenges.
Personal life sessions
Personal life sessions provide youth with a safe and supportive space for self-discovery, personal growth, and decision-making, empowering them to make informed choices.
small group activities
Small group activities promote teamwork, communication, and social skills while allowing young people to bond, share experiences, and learn from one another in a group setting.
Field trips provide hands-on learning opportunities that offer youth the chance to explore different environments, cultures, and experiences, helping them develop a deeper understanding of the world around them.
meet your mentor
Ray Nelson, a native Washingtonian, is a husband, father, and a renowned speaker, trainer, and youth development leader with over 20 years of experience. His journey began in 2002, driven by a profound sense of purpose after the tragic loss of two childhood friends.
Ray has worked with organizations like World Vision US Programs, Little Lights Urban Ministries, and Youth For Christ USA, serving as City Life Director. He reaches thousands of kids annually, passionately spreading a message of hope and transformation. Ray is a licensed minister, a compelling communicator, and dedicated to seeing lives flourish and individuals fulfill their purpose.