Determined to make a difference, the President of I.P.P.S. convened a series of meetings with several community organizations on the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland with the purpose of developing and implementing a mentoring program for at risk youth and the incarcerated. The I.P.P.S. Mentoring Program is a non-profit IRS 501 c 3 corporation. Since opening its doors, the I.P.P.S. Mentoring Program has forged strong partnerships with the local business community, media, the local school district, local churches, correctional facilities and other youth/incarcerated-serving organizations in the community.
The I.P.P.S. Mentoring Program was the proud recipient of the 2010, Excellence in Mentoring Award given by the Maryland Mentoring Partnership.
The President, in conjunction with a group of approximately nine (9) volunteer staff Directors will oversee the operations of the I.P.P.S.
Mentoring Program. They will develop and operate a one-on-one mentoring program to help improve the knowledge and skills of involved youth and those incarcerated, in subjects such as Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University, Active Parenting, Anger Management, etc. The incarcerated will be trained in job skills, Active Parenting, Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University, Anger Management, etc. To provide them with job skills that will help towards obtaining meaningful employment upon their release from incarceration or soon after.