IMPACTING LIVES

In 1990, serving as a Deputy Sheriff with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department, Donald Northcross was deeply troubled by the fate of too many young African-American males. Too many were being incarcerated or worse yet…were the victims of needless homicides. Northcross, determined to do something...

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INFLUENCING CHANGE

One of the OK Program’s key ingredients for success has been the dedication of hundreds of African-American adult male mentors. Many have been recruited through partnerships with local churches, community-based organization, fraternities, as well as other civic organizations.  

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INVESTING IN FUTURES

The OK Program is a mentoring and leadership development model that focuses on African-American males 12 to 18 years old. The Program’s primary goals are to help young men develop leadership and critical thinking skills, promote academic excellence, and reduce the high rates of incarceration and homicide...

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