The GEMS Program
Gaining Empowerment in Middle School
In the Houston Metro Area alone, more than 43,000 middle school age children have had an incarcerated parent. It is a hidden epidemic. Even if they don't talk about having a parent in prison, the shame and emotional scars are still there. GEMS shows middle school students that the past doesn't have to define their futures.
THE RESEARCH IS CLEAR
Middle school is hard for at-risk youth. With intervention, it can inspire them to amazing futures. Help us empower middle school students.