ABOUT

​MISSION AND HISTORY

 

Mission

 

"To Help Youth and Young Adults Discover Their Life's Purpose Through Life Skills Education and Mentoring."

 

Since its inception in 2001, ABT has taught Life Skills Education and Character Building to students in Chattanooga and surrounding area schools.  Additionally, ABT provided assistance to juvenile detention centers, church youth groups, youth civic organizations and other local agencies serving youth and their families in Hamilton County, Tennessee.

In the past three years, ABT has served over 600 students in our “In-school Life skills/Character Building” program. Provided summer jobs with stipends, life skills, and job skills training for over 50 students each summer, through our “Work & Learn Summer Jobs Program”.  Participated in community outreach partnering with local agencies and churches.  Served over 100 young men through our “Project Evolution Intensive” Program, providing life skills, mentoring, conflict resolution training and were liaisons between the young men and local businesses for employment opportunities.

HOW ABT's PROGRAM CAN HELP YOUR  CITY
  • INSPIRES INNOVATIVENESS

  • LOWER COST TO TAX PAYERS BY DECREASING RECIDIVISM

  • LOWER EXPENSES BY DECREASING COURT COST

  • INCREASE IN PRODUCTIVE CITIZENS

  • INCREASED IN WORKFORCE PRODUCTIVITY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

RICHARD K. BENNETT

PRESIDENT

JESSICA DESMOND-BENNETT

VICE PRESIDENT

CHARLOTTE J. ALDERSON

DIRECTOR

DR. CARROLL G. ODEM

TREASURER

JOHN EDWARDS III

INTERIM CHAIRMAN

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P.O.Box 16711

Chattanooga, TN. 37416

OPENING HOURS

Our staff members are in the office and available most weekdays.

MONDAY - FRIDAY

08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

ADDRESS

TEL

423-485-1012

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