Everyone at Montevideo strongly believes in the importance of humanistic education that empowers young people. We believe every child is a global citizen rooted in a local community with an important story to share and therefore deserves to live a healthy, safe, and dignified life.
The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future.
We are also determined to help end violence that is often driven by lack of economic opportunities in underserved communities. The founders of Montevideo have lost many friends to gun violence over the years and are determined to do whatever we can to prevent young people in America from having their future extinguished.
Homeboy Industries is a game-changing non-profit in Los Angeles that provides hope, training, and support to formerly gang-involved and previously incarcerated men and women, allowing them to redirect their lives and become contributing members of our community.