Who we are
Our mission
our vision

We believe in a world where care, support, and healing, replace criminalization, incarceration, and violence.

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The Hive is a thriving community, ultimately helping young people successfully transition into adulthood, with an intersectional approach to building systems of care and support across six areas. 

Housing
Young people ages 15-25 who need supportive, transitional housing will live at The Hive.
Health & Wellness
Healing the mind and body will be prioritized at The Hive through community-based, clinical practice. 
Education
Alternative education, G.E.D. prep, and vocational training will sustain a young person's educational path. 
Arts & Culture
Creative expression, artistic practice, and cultural vibrancy will be embedded throughout. 
Entrepreneurship
Emerging entrepreneurs will build their business skills toward financial sustainability. 
Restorative practice
We will learn how to repair harm within ourselves and each other without replicating further harm. 

Staff

Gina Lyles
Executive Director
Trey Hartt
Managing Director
Becca Richardson
Director of Finance
Deneen Tyler
Culture Works Program Manager
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Now recruiting young people ages 15-21 for our Youth Ambassador Squad program. Paid opportunity.
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