And Cons For Kids is a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency that has been committed to serving youth and their families
throughout the Greater Bay Area, California and Hawaii for the past 12 years.
Our mission is to provide a holistic model of youth development services for families. Our primary goal is to offer
intervention, preventative education for youth and their families, support for healthy decision making and to provide
positive alternatives to negative peer pressure and violence prevention.
more than 12 years we've been fortunate to have touched the lives of over 25,000 youth and their families at many schools,
juvenile halls, county jails and correctional facilities. Our agency has also provided free motivational
talks, workshops and youth development services at schools such as: Kapaa Middle School, Kapaa High School, Chiefess
Kamakahele, Waimea Canyon, Kauai High School, Kealakehe High School, Kealaehe Middle School, Hilo, Hawaii and Middle
School, St. Joseph School, and Waikea Middle School.
with schools on the mainland such as Bakersfield City Elementary, Ralston Middle School, Claremont High School, San
Francisco Unified School District, and Azusa Unified School District.
We've also provided free services at California state prisons, jails, and juvenile halls at
San Quentin, Folsom, Santa Rita, San Bruno, West County, Sacramento County, Tracy, Solano, Hillcrest, and YGC.
Our Teammates include Honorary Board Members: Russ Francis from Kailua High School who
played for the New England Patriots and San Francisco 49ers, Dana McLemore who played for the University of Hawaii and Bubba
Paris who played for the University of Michigan. Pros and Cons For Kids don't just bridge
the gap between California and Hawaii but also educates supports and inspires the children of our future.