[The Teen Center] is a celebration of what has happened in this community and what’s possible. Five years ago, all eyes in this country were on this community, this very location, for what happened here. All eyes should be on Ferguson today for what’s happening right here...what you’ve done is truly incredible, remarkable and spectacular.
KAI organized a topping out ceremony where youth could sign the final beam installed
Placing the last signed beam
Equipping the next generation
The Teen Center for Excellence is about opportunity and connection. It seeks to both provide skills, new experiences and life-enhancing programs as well as positive relationships with other young people and caring adult mentors. In an area fraught with conflict and uncertainty, this investment in the next generation lays the groundwork for a promising future.