C.H.A.M.P.S. Male Mentoring Program is an Illinois Gold Star Award Program based in Chicago, IL. It offers a culturally sensitive approach to developing the mindsets of African American and Latino young men. C.H.A.M.P.S. stand for Culturally Helping And Making Positive Success. We focus on our 3E’s; Education, Empowerment, and Exposure. We mentor young men ages 12 and up old daily.
The Mission of the CHAMPS Male Mentoring Program is to Educate, Empower, and Expose African-American and Latino Young Men beyond the four walls of the school in order to help them to achieve their dreams and goals.
C.H.A.M.P.S. MALE MENTORING PROGRAM ENVISIONS A SAFE-ENVIRONMENT FOR EVERY YOUNG MAN BY DEVELOPING THEIR MINDSETS THROUGH CULTURALLY RELEVANT SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING, GUIDED DISCUSSIONS AND INTERACTIONS THAT WILL HELP THEM DEVELOP THE SKILLS AND HABITS NECESSARY TO NAVIGATE LIFE IN A POSITIVE AND PRODUCTIVE WAY.