"We want all children to have the opportunity to reach their full potential. As moms first, we see a full life for our capable, intelligent,creative children. As community organizers we see a need to act; This is why we founded North Star Pathways."

Co Executive Directors Neva Donaldson & Sydney Shook

Why:

We as parents want our children to have the opportunity to explore their personal interests, experience their community, build relationships with peers and potential employers, learn job skills, live self-determined lives and gain confidence and a sense of belonging in our community.

How:

After school students will: volunteer in the community, meet and tour local businesses and use their own strengths and gifts to guide the course of the program.

Who:

Youth ages 11-17 who experience a developmental disability, the foster care system or generational poverty.