About Us

The mission of Y-KNOT Inc. is to stimulate knowledge, nurture ideas, create opportunities and teach life-long lessons.


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Y-KNOT Inc is a non-profit volunteer-driven community support group providing mentoring programs for middle and high school youth in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. The program is designed out of a direct need for the growing number of youth(s) that are struggling in school, facing social issues or heavily entangled in the juvenile court system.


  • Believes all youth deserve support and nurturing as they mature into adulthood.

  • Through partnerships with local schools, the juvenile court system, faith-based organizations, and other

  • community organizations seeks to leverage, train, and link mentors with youth for support with academics, social issues, and post-high school goals.

  • Through mentoring support of our youth hopes to awaken purpose within and propel each and every one of them towards a personally satisfying and enriching the quality of life.

  • Offers Programs to build trust and safe relationships with young individuals with the goal of empowering them by providing tools to create a positive outlook and positive changes in their lives. Each level of the

  • Program varies slightly in focus but still maintains the same goal.

  • Primarily targets at-risk youth who have developed destructive behaviors and lack motivation due to peerpressure, social issues, and lack of support.

  • Believes to restore hope and confidence, young people must be in a caring, nurturing environment that promotes their best effort and reinforces personal respect and accountability to facilitate their transition to adulthood.

  • Will cultivate a learning environment for young people in search of support to experience leadership and compassion that will change their lives and encourage them to find their passions.

  • Is committed to encourage and enhance the knowledge base of youth regardless of their current life circumstances.

  • Aspires by building healthy relationships to promote a sense of individual responsibility that can inspire youth to pursue adulthood with confidence.


Our vision is to ultimately eliminate the doubting of "Y" and replace it with "Y-KNOT"!