YouthAlert! (YA!)
2711 Barbados Lane
Lexington KY 40509-9508
Statements
Mission Statement Our Mission: “To bring about a ten-percent reduction in youth violence and bullying through volunteerism, education, and teamwork.”
Background Statement
YouthAlert! (YA!) is a group of concerned and caring youth and adults from many parts of American society whose purpose is help to bring about a 10 percent reduction in youth violence and bullying up to 24 years of age.
 
All of YouthAlert! (YA!)initiatives are educational only and rooted in volunteerism.YouthAlert (YA!)'s initiatives are not political, financial, religious or judgmental.
 
 
 
Impact Statement
YouthAlert! (YA!) Violence & Bullying Prevention/Health Program Now in Kentucky, New Jersey, New York, Tennessee, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Illinois and Maryland. Available Nationwide
 
Where Youth and Adults Meet Halfway in the Classroom to Reduce Violence and Bullying "Protecting the whole youth, an nothing but the youth" (c) Teaching Violence & Bullying Prevention and Healthy Lifestyles to Children and Youth
 
YouthAlert! (YA!) has served over 10,000 youth. 2015/2106 School-Year results:
 
95.7 percent of students/youth said that they were more aware about the dangers of violence after this presentation.
 
96.2 percent of students/youth said this presentation will help prevent them from doing an act of violence. 100 percent of Teachers/Hosts said this Presentation could make a difference in a youth’s life in a positive way when it comes to violence.
 
100 percent of Teachers/Hosts said they would recommend this Presentation to other youth groups, schools, or youth organizations.
 
All 103 of the Teacher/Hosts surveyed in the 2014-2016 School-Years (two-years), recommend our in-school YouthAlert! (YA!) Violence & Bullying Prevention/Health Program to other youth groups, schools, or youth organizations.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Needs Statement

School Sponsors, Volunteers, In-Kind Donations

CEO/Executive Director Statement "Its up to all of us to make our communities safer year after year. Help YouthAlert! (YA!) give youth the educational tools they need to make good decisions to be peaceful and live healthy lifestyles. Together we can build peaceful generations giving all of us brighter futures." Douglas A. Wain C.E.O./Executive Director YouthAlert! (YA!)
Board Chair Statement


Service Categories
Secondary Organization Category Community Improvement, Capacity Building / Urban & Community Economic Development
Tertiary Organization Category Public & Societal Benefit / Citizen Participation
Geographic Areas Served
Areas
National
U.S.A.
Impact Questions
GoalsHelpWhat is the organization aiming to accomplish? This is the organization's ultimate goal for intended impact. The first goal of our YouthAlert! (YA!) Violence & Bullying Prevention/Health Program is a Ten-Percent reduction in all violence, self-harm, bullying, substance abuse, school, school board, law, violations including behavior events, truancy, with youth who have gone through our program.
StrategiesHelpWhat are the organization's strategies for its stated long-term goals? YouthAlert! (YA!) has four educational programs.
CapabilitiesHelpWhat are the organization’s capabilities for doing this? What resources, capacities, and connections support its progress towards long-term goals? .YouthAlert! (YA!) has now reached over 10,000 youth with all its four violence prevention initiatives.
IndicatorsHelpHow will the organization know if it is making progress? What are the key qualitative and quantitative indicators against which the organization assesses its progress toward its intended impact? YouthAlert!(YA!) has now completed two back-to-back years reaching over 7,383 students total with our in-school, multi-day, violence and bullying prevention/health program. Our 2015/2016 School-Year Survey Summary Report of our in-school YouthAlert! (YA!) Violence & Bullying Prevention/Health Program for Kentucky is 24 pages and is dated May 27, 2016. It includes 4,012 Student/Youth surveys, and the 65 Teachers/Hosts surveys, for 24 public schools, and their 40 multi-day school presentations, 90 school-day presentations. 360 class presentations. Some results: 95.7 percent of students/youth said that they were more aware about the dangers of violence after this presentation. 96.2 percent of students/youth said this presentation will help prevent them from doing an act of violence. 100 percent of Teachers/Hosts said this Presentation could make a difference in a youths life in a positive way when it comes to violence. 100 percent of Teachers/Hosts said they would recommend this Presentation to other youth groups, schools, or youth organizations.
ProgressHelpWhat has and hasn’t been accomplished so far? Pretests and Posttests:YouthAlert! (YA!)VBPHP has a 74 Percent gain score with 578 Middle,and High, School students with our completed five-question Pretest/Posttest assessment. This is well above the 30 percent change score bench mark for pretest and posttest progress. 86 Percent of the Posttest answers taken immediately after the presentation, understood the core components in the program, where less than 12 Percent of Pretest answers, were contained in the program. This indicates a highly successful method of instruction for our program, and also possibly, a high level of interest among students. The high gain score may also indicate the newness of the material presented to the students. 81 Percent,468 of the 578 students, were high school students and 19 Percent, 110 of the 578 students, were middle school students.
Board Chair
Board Chair Mr. Douglas A Wain
Company Affiliation Douglas Safety Corp.
Term Jan 2016 to Dec 2016
Board Members
NameAffiliationStatus
Mr. Tom Lamb Lamb AssocaitesVoting
Mrs. Diane Minnifield Attorney
Mr. Douglas Alan Wain Douglas Safety Corporation, Owner, President Est. 1995Voting
Ms. Elisa Wain Teacher/Educator Fayette County Public School Served on Board of Chrysalis HouseVoting
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 1
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 3
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 2
Female 2
Unspecified 0
Governance
Board Term Lengths 1
Board Term Limits 0
Board Meeting Attendance % 100%
Written Board Selection Criteria? Yes
Written Conflict of Interest Policy? Yes
Percentage Making Monetary Contributions 100%
Percentage Making In-Kind Contributions 100%
Constituency Includes Client Representation No
Number of Full Board Meetings Annually 4
Board Co-Chair
Board CoChair Elisa Wain
Company Affiliation Teacher/Educator - Rank I/Kentucky - Fayette County Schools - Served on Board of Chysalis House
Term Jan 2016 to Dec 2016
Additional Board Members and Affiliations
NameAffiliation
dr. Hatim Omar
Dr. Tom Shelton
Mr. Stu Silberman
CEO/Executive Director
Executive Director Mr. Douglas A Wain
Term Start Mar 2008
Email douglaswain@youthalert.us
Experience
Douglas A. Wain is the author of the book “The War Against Violence Everywhere” (ISBN 978-0-9789319-1-9) published October 3, 2010. Douglas A. Wain previous experience is that of founder and President of Douglas Safety Corporation in Lexington, Kentucky, est. 1995. A company that sells safety apparel and safety equipment to protect American workers and helps U.S. companies comply with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Standards. He has worked in the industrial safety field for 35 years and has traveled extensively in East and South Asia.
 
He also is mentor for children in the Lexington-Fayette County Public School System in Kentucky and has served on a School-Based Decision Making Council. He also has completed Virtus Training and volunteers for Parochial Schools in Lexington, KY. He has also been a Big Brother mentor in Lexington, KY. He attended Boston University, Massachusetts, Farleigh Dickinson University, New Jersey and the University of Phoenix (AAGS).
 
Douglas A. Wain is also a musician and the Founder and President of the "Garden State Institute of Performing Arts Inc." a 501 (c) (3) Organization which successfully presented New Jersey's first two music award shows and broadcasts called "The Garden State Music Awards". They also presented the equally successful "Garden State Music Seminar".
 
Staff
Full Time Staff 1
Part Time Staff 0
Volunteers 25
Contractors 0
Retention Rate 0%
Management Reports to Board? Yes
Staff Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 0
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 3
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Staff Demographics - Gender
Male 2
Female 1
Unspecified 0
Formal Evaluations
CEO Formal Evaluation Yes
CEO/Executive Formal Evaluation Frequency Annually
Senior Management Formal Evaluation Yes
Senior Management Formal Evaluation Frequency Annually
NonManagement Formal Evaluation Yes
Non Management Formal Evaluation Frequency Annually
Comments
CEO Comments


Description

YouthAlert! (YA!) Violence & Bullying Prevention/Health Program (VBPHP) "Where Youth and Adults Meet Halfway to Reduce Violence & Bullying" Teaching Violence, Bullying Prevention and Healthy Lifestyles to Children and Youth. YouthAlert! (YA!) Violence & Bullying Prevention/Health Program is an in-school, out-of-school time, one to two-day, two to three hour, presentation, whose purpose is to reduce violence and bullying by a ten-percent and improve the overall health of children and youth of Elementary, Middle and High School age. This program is part of YouthAlert! (YA!)’s National Health Curriculum.

Budget 300,000.00
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Description

YouthAlert! (YA!) A free Youth Violence Prevention Event & Forum Presented by YouthAlert! (YA!) a Nonprofit Public Charity in Kentucky.“Where Youth and Adults Meet HALFWAY to Reduce Violence”

YouthAlert! (YA!) A free Youth Violence Prevention Event & Forum is a SIX HOUR live, public, free, Youth Violence Prevention Event & Forum. From 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. It includes live Youth Violence Prevention Programs, Guest Speakers, Videos, Youth Health Advocates, Audience Participation and Discussion, both Adult and Youth panels discussing ways both Youths and Adults can meet Halfway, equally, to reduce all violence. Everyone’s opinion at YouthAlert! (YA!) Event is important. Come, Be Peaceful, and Your Voice will be Heard! C U at YA!

Budget 25,000
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Description 2016 YouthAlert! (YA!)TEN PERCENT National Youth Violence Prevention Challenge "The YA! Challenge" "America's National Youth Violence Prevention Challenge" Mixed messages to America’s youth? Not anymore in regard to violence. A new challenge has united American’s a crystal-clear message to our youth, “Unjustified Violence Against Other People Is NOT ACCEPTABLE In America”. This campaign is called The 2016 YouthAlert! (YA!)TEN PERCENT National Youth Violence Prevention Challenge“The YA! Challenge".It is an educational only initiative and challenges all America youths ages 10 to 24 to reduce all violence voluntarily TEN PERCENT in 2016 and every subsequent year after that.Peace is coming up America. Did you get the message?
Budget 50,000
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Description

YouthAlert! (YA) Model Youth (YAMY)

YouthAlert! (YA!) Model Youth are youth volunteers ages 10 to 24, who learn peacemaking and leadership skills at a very high level and standard. One of the purposes of YouthAlert (YA!) events and programs is to recruit YouthAlert (YA!) Model Youth and train them into being YouthAlert! (YA!) Model Youths leaders. Youths who will raise the bar of community and service in their neighborhood, be an active part of YouthAlert! (YA!) Programs and can duplicate the YouthAlert! (YA!) Model Youth  elsewhere. YouthAlert! (YA!) Model Youths are teamed with adult mentors.

YouthAlert! (YA!) Model Youths are youths who understand peace, shared responsibility, live healthily lifestyles, volunteerism, diplomacy, directing others in a group, self-exanimation, personal growth, life planning, organization, teamwork, and collaboration.

Budget 75,000
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Program Comments
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Plans & Policies
Organization has a Fundraising Plan? Yes
Organization has a Strategic Plan? Yes
Years Strategic Plan Considers 3
Date Strategic Plan Adopted Sept 2011
Management Succession Plan? Yes
Organization Policy and Procedures Yes
Nondiscrimination Policy Yes
Whistleblower Policy Yes
Document Destruction Policy Yes
Collaborations


Affiliations
AffiliationYear
Kentucky Nonprofit Network2011
AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals)2011
Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance - Organization2014
Awards
Awards
Award/RecognitionOrganizationYear
Proclamation for Win The War! Against ViolenceKentucky Governor Steve L. Beshear2012
Citation for Win The War! Against ViolenceKentucky House of Representatives2012
Resolution for Win The War! Against ViolenceKentucky Sentate2012
Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year Start Jan 01, 2016
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2016
Projected Revenue $48,000.00
Projected Expenses $48,000.00
Spending Policy Income Only
Detailed Financials
Revenue SourcesHelpThe financial analysis involves a comparison of the IRS Form 990 and the audit report (when available). Revenue from foundations and corporations may be included in individual contributions when not itemized separately.
Fiscal Year201520142013
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
$9,537$5,000$500
Government Contributions$6,083$0$0
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Local$6,083----
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Individual Contributions$33,656$42,549$5,845
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Expense Allocation
Fiscal Year201520142013
Program Expense$44,349$47,529$8,214
Administration Expense$4,927--$2,101
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Payments to Affiliates------
Total Revenue/Total Expenses1.001.000.62
Program Expense/Total Expenses90%100%80%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue0%0%0%
Assets and Liabilities
Fiscal Year201520142013
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Form 990s
2015 990-N 2015
2014 990-N 2014
2013 990-N 2013
2012 990-N 2012
2011 990-N 2011
2010 990-N 2010
Capital Campaign
Currently in a Capital Campaign? No
Capital Campaign Anticipated in Next 5 Years? No
State Registration Yes
Comments
Foundation Staff Comments
Because the organization files the 990N, which contains no financial information, financial information was provided directly by the organization. Numbers are unaudited. 
Address 2711 Barbados Lane
Lexington, KY 405099508
Primary Phone 859 4943677
Contact Email info@youthalert.us
CEO/Executive Director Mr. Douglas A Wain
Board Chair Mr. Douglas A Wain
Board Chair Company Affiliation Douglas Safety Corp.