Celebrate youth. Confront barriers. Build bridges.
Teen HYPE envisions a just world where all youth thrive.
- All youth have a purpose and possess assets to build the community.
- The community has an obligation to support the development of youth
- Standards of quality must consistently be reformed therefore youth initiatives must be relevant, innovative, target specific and research based.
- To be enduring youth initiatives must be proactive to address root causes, build sustainability and strive toward lasting impact.