Most youth, family, and community organizations focus on the immediate symptoms individuals are dealing with at the cost of ignoring the root cause.

Most youth, family, and community organizations operate at odds with other local organizations rather than creating a coalition or partnerships.

Most youth, family, and community organizations offer duplicated services.

Youth programs today are beginning to operate more like “prison prep” programs due to the emphasis on staunch discipline and punishment methodologies; also, there is little to no dedication to critical thinking, cultural valuation, and play.

Social service programs are offered at considerable distances from the families that need them.

Most youth, family, and community service programs do not offer extended services beyond the short-term.