Saving Our Sons & Sisters International- SOSSI is a 501c3 nonprofit organization made up of ‘no excuse’ leaders of integrity committed to making a difference in the lives of youth, adults, and their communities. Developing strategic partnerships, using best practices, tools, technology, and proven strategies increases outcomes for all learners, especially the social and economically disadvantaged.
A Community Development Corporation, committed to transform and improve the success of K-12 students, youth, veterans, seniors, and families, through our Collective Impact Model- COMPASS (COMmuunity PArtners for Student Success) as the catalyst to impact workforce and community development initiatives.
A community of partners committed to youth and family success.
Parent & Community Engagement. Parents and the community need to be informed about educational initiatives and programs, family and school partnerships, and school district resources in their communities and schools. By 2020, we aim to provide practical solutions, resources, and opportunities for community stakeholders to “comm-unite” to improve the conditions, services and create healthy safe places.
SOSSI was founded in 2009 to address the low high school graduation rates, poverty, and access to opportunities by providing enrichment programs, training, and services, aligned with academic, professional, and 21st Century Work Readiness standards for youth and adults, with a focus on STEAM(Science, Technology, Engeneering/Entrpreneurship, Arts/Design & Math) Career exploration, industry certfications, and college readiness.
"SOSSI transforms communities; one child, one parent, one family, and one community at a time..."
The team is made up of edcucators, executives, college students, community organizations, corporate partners, small businesses, professionals, intrapreneurs, social entrepreneurs, serial entepreneurs, and volunteers. These collaborators and innovators advocate for those who need our help.
Even a little help goes a long way, our vision is a community of partners committed to youth success and community develoment; one child, one parent, one family, and community at a time..
We are especially happy to find new partners, collaborators, and volunteers who have an interest in civic innovation and doing social good in the world. Would you like to support us in this work? Dont hesitate to contact us.
DONATE-A-DAY, a helping hand is always greatly appreciated!