Wings For LIFE International
Transforming lives to break the generational cycle of incarceration.
1, Wings Family Days - Community and Prison
2. Wings For L.I.F.E. – Life-skills Imparted to Families through Education (WFL) is a national Best Practice Model & won the best program in U.S. in crime prevention from the American Probation & Parole Association.
WFL serves Albuquerque by offering an educational weekly program that changes the lives of children of prisoners, at-risk youth, prisoners returning home (returning citizens), & strengthens the family unit. A Pre-K & Tutoring program for school age children is provided after dinner by qualified professionals.
Parents/caregivers receive group mentoring, parenting classes, & education & teaches life-skills, manners & ways to improve quality of life by expert speakers in relevant fields who address money, jobs, parenting & communication & issues unique to incarceration.
WFL aims at intervention, prevention, & positive adult & youth development through successful implementation of Search Institute’s® 40 Developmental Assets®– scientifically-sound principles which focus on prevention & resiliency to promote positive, healthy development, find meaning & purpose in one's life & cut at-risk behaviors for all.
Ann Edenfield Sweet