The Problem

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No boy chooses to grow up without a dad, yet MILLIONS do. These boys are far more likely to drop out of school, abuse drugs, join gangs or go to prison than boys with fathers.

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Our Program

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We offer boys a community where they are accepted, where they belong. Where they can hear other boys, and men, share their stories and understand they are NOT ALONE in their struggles.

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It Works

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Boys are making better choices resulting in less discipline issues and higher self esteem. Hear from the Boys, Parents, and Schools and see what all the buzz is about.

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Teenage years are the critical window of opportunity to empower boys to follow their dreams. Join us and invest in our boys today, and the payback will last a lifetime.


Teenage years are a critical time when boys make choices that affect the rest of their lives. We offer boys a safe place where they can talk about what is really going on in their lives, and a community of mentors and peers who listen, believe in them and help them make better choices.

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Latest News

It’s organizations like Boys to Men that President Obama wants to focus on

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USD Case Study

“BTM positively influences student behavior. There are less high level infractions at school, boys are happier, have a more positive outlook on life, have improved self-esteem, and engage in less risk-taking behavior.”

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Our Goal = Every Middle School

5 years ago Boys to Men was in one San Diego school. Today we serve 21 San Diego schools with 27 in-school programs, 4 after-school programs and 2 evening programs.



Watch this video and you will understand the POWER.

Watch Jose’s 4 year journey from gang member to college student.

If my dad was around it would be much easier.