At Shoulder To Shoulder, we prepare urban fatherless young men for life. We help at-risk inner-city teen boys become balanced, mature men, breaking the cycle of fatherlessness one life at a time.
Based in Del Paso Heights, a neighborhood with some of the highest rates of poverty and crime in the Sacramento region, our staff and volunteers mentor and train fatherless young men from the 4th grade through high school graduation. We also deliver desperately needed support and skills-training to single mothers and families in crisis in the Del Paso Heights community.
TWO WORDS Thank You. Thank You. Thank You. Two simple words, one tremendous meaning. This year has been a phenomenal year for Shoulder To Shoulder. We saw our impact come full circle when we celebrated the acceptance of our first program mentees into to local colleges. We made huge strides toward developing a new Project […]Learn more
My eleven siblings and I were raised by my mother and father in an environment of extreme poverty, drug and alcohol abuse, domestic violence and constant upheaval. My brothers and sisters were fathered by four different men. By the time I started 6th grade, my family had moved 6 times, between Wisconsin, Arizona, Alabama and […]Learn more
The Bus Tour is an interactive opportunity to see, touch, and feel life in our community. The forty-five minute tour includes a first-hand narrative of life in Del Paso Heights (DPH or The Heights) from the perspective of students and their families. The purpose of the tour also includes an introduction of Shoulder To Shoulder […]Learn more