Our goal at International Strides Society (“ISS”) is to help the youth of our nation. We focus on children in impoverished communities who need more assistance, encouragement, and support than their counterparts in more affluent communities. We believe that a child’s potential and experiences should not be limited based on their parents’ socio-economic status.
We are here to TRANSFORM MINDS, LIVES, AND COMMUNITIES. One of ISS’ primary goals is to strengthen communities impacted by gang violence, poverty and unemployment. Our goals are implemented by providing programs and services to youths which would otherwise be largely unavailable to them in their community. All of our programs and services are created and implemented with the following three pillars in mind: Equal Access to Education, Gender Equity and International Development, which are summarized below: