A culturally rich hub for youth entrepreneurship…
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
R.E.A.L. WEALTH is what we call a “cultural economics” program. In other words, we use Hip-Hop culture and youth culture to teach youth about perspectives on money and how to create, manage and build assets. We also inform youth on the ways in which their cultures may affect the way
It’s Time To “Get R.E.A.L.” !
At The Good Life Philanthropic Youth Foundation, we simply ask youth to ‘GET REAL!” 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 success,
R.E.A.L. LIFE describes our mentoring and life navigation program. Through credible messengers and building strong personal and group relationships, we help guide youth toward success and navigate through the everyday obstacles they sometimes face.
315 L.I.F.T. – Life Influencers Focusing Teens Mentoring Program
315 L.I.F.T. is an Onondaga County