The Institutes at 5A Elite
Creation. Innovation. Inspiration.
The Institutes at 5A Elite were created out of our desire to develop evidence based models capable of scaling our unique and revolutionary concepts and theory of change. As a trauma informed social service agency focusing on youth empowerment, every program and initiative that we launch combines elements from each of the 7 wellness areas. Visions and ideas are then taken through an incubation process before finally being birthed from one of our unique program development houses. From within each development house emerges a bold new brand of programs and initiatives that are not only creative and engaging; they are timely, relevant and uniquely designed in partnership with the children, youth and families that they will ultimately impact. Our approach follows a human centered design process that encourages participant centered creation, innovation and inspiration at every level of programming.
The Design Agenda
PeaceBuilders Institute for Social Change
Disengagement from civic society and institutions can include antipathy to police and government, disregard for school, antisocial behavior, violence, and escapism. Young people do not always have the skills to identify the change they seek, or the skills to pursue that change. The PeaceBuilders Institute is designed to be transformational in that it cultivates motivated young people to take ownership of the issues that face their communities and helps them develop the skills to affect sustainable change.