• Mission Statement: “Empowering young men to make positive life choices so that they may go on to live healthy and successful lives at home, at school and in the community.”
  • Philosophy: “ManUp Iowa is committed to serving a diverse population of Iowa’s Youth through focusing on Prevention, Intervention and Rehabilitation.”

  • Question: Why are Programs like the ManUp Mentoring Program needed in Iowa and the U.S.?
  • Answer: Manhood in America is in “Deep Crisis”
  • Truth: The facts below do not lie

  • Fatherhood: Since 1960, the rate of U.S. boys without fathers has quadrupled – Estimated that 24.7 million children in the U.S are fatherless
  • Consequences: 71% of high school dropouts come from fatherless homes – 85% of youth in prison are fatherless
  • Prison: Prison rates have quadrupled since 1975 – 5% of the entire male population has been or is currently in prison COSTING TAX PAYERS: $75 BILLION DOLLARS A YEAR

To ManUp Is To:

1) Show Compassion and Respect

2) To Grow Strong In Mind, Body And Spirit

3) To Take Responsibility And Be Accountable When We Must

4) At Home, At School And In Community

 5) Where We Lead And Role Model

6) For Others Will Follow, Leading All To Success

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