Standing Together As Pillars (STAPP), a faith-based Community Organization with a Kingdom Structured Foundation. Our organization is committed to offering spiritual, emotional, educational, physical, and social development opportunities for youth and young adults aged 13-24. STAPP works with multiple Faiths and Churches to bring together communities, organizations, businesses, and government agencies to help youth and young adults who are experiencing challenges that can leave them physically, emotionally, and spiritually broken. Through our various programs and services, we strive to create a safe and supportive environment where youth and young adults can develop a relationship with God and develop their skills, pursue their passions and build meaningful relationships with family, friends, peers and mentors.
Our mission is to focus on youth and young adults who are dealing with mental health issues, suicidal thoughts, anxiety, bullying, health issues, depression, alcohol, drugs, gangs, peer pressure, social media, academic problems, victims of crimes, and violent crimes. To achieve our mission, STAPP offers youth and young adult workshops and a yearly conference, with certified professional trainers in areas such as health and wellness, biblical studies, self-esteem, mentoring, education, job career and finance management. A youth and young adult talent showcase extravaganza, gospel concert and a family and friends community cookout. STAPP’s strong values include Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness and Self-Control. Additionally we prioritize other important values such as Trust, Respect, Integrity, Truth, Strength, Justice, Life, Mercy, Hope, and Wisdom. Our primary objective is to develop young people into strong, respected, and educated individuals with high moral values. This is achieved through providing our youth and young adults with tools such as hope, a vision, a voice, direction, guidance, and leadership skills.
Our goal is to provide personal development tools to youth and young adults to help them handle life’s challenges and break the cycle of poverty and disenfranchisement. By equipping them with hope, a vision, a voice, direction, guidance, and leadership skills, STAPP aim is to empower theme to succeed and thrive in in their lives.
“Help us Help our Youth and Young Adults”
“It takes a village”
“Together our Youth and Young Adults will have the power to Wish It, Dream It, Learn It, Create It and Do It”.
Bernadette Stinson, President/CEO