Comprehensive Community Based Solutions, Incorporated is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is “doing business as” the Emerging Leaders Mentorship Program for Black Male Youth (ELMP). The ELMP started in 2008. It serves black male youth between the ages of 10-18 years old from Cabarrus, Gaston, Mecklenburg, and York counties. The ELMP has a 100% high school graduation rate among its members.
Prepare black male youth to be leaders in their homes, schools, communities, and future professions.
Provide a proactive and holistic approach to address the mental, spiritual, and physical needs unique to black male youth.
The ELMP uses three phases of leadership development activities to meet its goal of preparing black male youth to be leaders. All ELMP participants are referred to as “members” and the services are provided year round.