About Children Are People, Inc.

For more than 20 years, the volunteers, staff and donors of Children Are People, Inc. (CAP) have worked together to serve and support at-risk youth.

Mission Statement

Mission Statement

To unlock the potential of at-risk youth, To remove barriers to their success, To inspire character development, academic achievement, and community involvement…as only CAP can.

Core Values

Character Development

  • Taking personal responsibility for actions and decisions
  • Acting with honesty, truthfulness, and integrity

Academic Achievement

  • Coaching for educational achievement
  • Providing opportunities for at-risk children to develop to their potential

Empowerment for Success

  • Cherishing the role of caring adults in the lives of youth to encourage ambition and model a positive work ethic
  • Shifting the paradigm of “my circumstances determine my success” to “with hard work I can do anything I think I can do


  • Being community-funded instead of government-funded
  • Equipping children to grow into self-sufficient adults


  • Educating youth to become ethical, empowered and involved citizens who will make a positive contribution to their community
  • Appreciating opportunities and responsibilities of being a citizen
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Children Are People, Inc. is a 501(c) organization.