Youth Trip to DC
The Good Life Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life for “at-risk” youth, both male and female. Through partnerships and collaborations, we provide various services and programs with the purpose of encouraging successful and productive careers and life strategies for “at-risk” youth, with the ultimate goal of encouraging entrepreneurship as a means to reduce recidivism, escape from poverty and improve academic performance.
Invest In The Future of Good
Who We Are
Why We Use Hip-Hop Culture...
Why We Work...
Culturally Competent Programming
The GLYF 4 Foundational elements that we focus on were derived from a very basic question: "What does it take to have a Good Life?" These 4 elements are the fundamental pillars for Good Life youth developmental and change model. These 4 Elements are in the areas of: Life (R.E.A.L. LIFE), Money (R.E.A.L. WEALTH), Entrepreneurship & Business (R.E.A.L. SUCCESS) and Health & Wellness (R.E.A.L. HEALTH).
How We Promote Health and Wellness:
Peace Making Circles - with our partner Center for Court Innovation
"For The Culture - Survival of the FITtest!" - with our partner H2 Fitness
"Don't Get It Twisted" - Chiropractic Wellness with partner Highpoint Chiropractic Wellness, Dr. Irum Tahir
"Squash The Beef" - Afro-centric Diet Cooking Workshop
Our fingerprints on the lives we touch never fade
Be The Change
Programs / Services
It’s Time To “Get R.E.A.L.” !
At The Good Life Philanthropic Youth Foundation, we simply ask youth to ‘GET REAL!” Get R.E.A.L. stands for Ready To Enter and Accept Life. We meet youth where they are at and take them on a journey of social, emotional and personal development, while connecting them to the necessary resources for
315 L.I.F.T. stands for Life Influencers Focusing Teens. Credible Messenger theory says that youth respond better when they connect with people from the community that have similar lived experiences and backgrounds. Our Life Coaches understand the streets because they have come from the streets.
315 L.I.F.T. is an Onondaga
Beyond 16 Bars
“Beyond 16 Bars” (B16B) – is a culturally competent interactive and experiential learning program series infused with Life skills and entrepreneurial themes to aid youth in social, emotional and personal development. “Beyond 16 Bars” creates understanding and new learning through utilizing Hip-Hop music and culture as a vehicle