The Corey Baker Foundation in partnership with Concrete Roses Life Center's  commitment to enhancing the development of youth and families is at the core of our beliefs. It is evident in how we conduct an ethical, transparent business and in how we interact with our network of residents, community partners, board, sponsors, volunteers, investors, partners and each other. 

Our Mentor Programs 

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YES Mentors is a nonprofit program providing mentoring programs for middle and high school youth in the Greater Charlotte NC, area. The program will form partnerships with local school districts and local community outreach programs. YES Mentors mission is to foster a commitment to young people that will promote pro-social friendships, strong interpersonal skills, and reassert a sense of hope in the future.

Only through personal relationships can a sense of individual responsibility be reestablished that will give youth the commitment to follow through on a path to adulthood with a sense of pride and accomplishment.

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TRU-Boys founded in 2005- Is a teenage development program for middle school age boys that provided mentoring and life-skill programs that focused on education, and character development. The program was first started in the Grier Heights Community and the Thomasbororg community in Charlotte NC.


Kevin founded the program while working at Anuvia Prevention and Recovery Center. Kevin worked with another community leader Corey Baker to take the program across charlotte and its urban communities. To date TRU-Boys has over 200 Members.