LIBERTY HOUSE OF ORANGE COUNTY MISSION STATEMENT
To unite, engage, mobilize and empower the Orange County Christian community to mentor youth, address homelessness, and support families in need.
“Teaching personal responsibility and individual freedom.”
“Proclaim Liberty throughout the land and to the inhabitants thereof.” -Lev. 25:10
- Build a Coalition: Unite the Orange County Christian community by forming an Orange County Coalition, with mega churches taking the lead.
- Provide a Connecting Place: Engage potential volunteers by providing a Connecting Place where people can come together and share their passions, individual gifts, talents and particular organizational distinctive.
- Establish the Orange County Mentoring University: Mobilize mentors to work in low-income neighborhoods by establishing The Orange County Mentoring University which will equip and send out mentors.
- Create a long-term effort: Empower mentors by providing on-going long term support for mentoring efforts.
Objectives: “Teaching personal responsibility and individual freedom.”
- Within one year establish the Orange County Coalition.
- Within three years purchase and renovate the old YMCA building in downtown Santa Ana to house the Orange County Mentoring University, a connecting place and administration for a long term united mentoring effort.
- Within five years the community will recognize the coalition and university as a catalyst for change, improving the lives of at-risk youth and their families
- Within seven years every Santa Ana low-income neighborhood will have a mentoring program for its youth
- Within ten years every low-income pocket community in Orange County will have mentoring programs for its youth
- Within fifteen years the coalition will extend its reach and provide mentoring activities for all youth in Orange County.
Outcomes: “Teaching personal responsibility and individual freedom.”
- Orange County at-risk youth will be redirected from negative behaviors, as they become responsible youth and successful self-sufficient adults that give back to their community.
- Cycles of poverty will be broken, as gang violence and drug addiction are reduced by 60% within seven years.
Families will feel supported in the raising of their children. Alcoholism, domestic violence and child abuse will no longer be major problems in Orange County’s inner cities as noted in published statistics.
- At risk youth and their families will experience emotional, spiritual, physical, mental and financial freedom as noted in testimonials and surveys.
- Within ten years Orange County’s inner cities will become healthy communities, as evidenced by a decline of 50% in costs of law enforcement, interventions and graffiti removal.