Who's Y-KNOT

"We believe all youth can embrace who they are,
can define their future, and can change the world".


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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 that are struggling in school, facing social issues or heavily entangled in the juvenile court system.


Y-KNOT Inc....

Believes that all youth deserve to be supported and nurtured as they mature into adulthood.

Y-KNOT Inc is partnered with local schools, the juvenile court system, faith-based organizations, and other community organizations to leverage, train, and link mentors to support youth with academics, social issues, and post-high-school goals. Offering positive support through mentoring will possibly awaken purpose in youth and propel them towards a personally satisfying and enriching quality of life.


Y-KNOT Inc’s goal is to empower young individuals to make positive changes in their lives and offer programs that will build trust and safe relationships while providing tools to create a positive outlook. The program's focus is slightly different at each level but the goal remains the same.


Y-KNOT Inc will primarily target at-risk youth who have developed destructive behaviors and lack motivation due to peer pressure, social issues, and lack of support. 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.

Y-KNOT Inc will cultivate a learning environment that will allow young people in search of support to experience leadership and compassion that will change their lives and encourage them to find their passions.


Y-KNOT Inc is committed to encourage and enhance the knowledge base of youth regardless of the transition, stage, or phase of life. Healthy relationships promote a sense of individual responsibility and can inspire youth to pursue adulthood with confidence.

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