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CROWDRISE : Aug 11, 2016
Tax ID: 43-2065140
BASED: Los Angeles, CA, United States


Helping At-Risk Youth

A Juvenile delinquency Prevention and Youth/Family Development Program

DMTL is a comprehensive program that will provide juvenile delinquency/gang prevention and youth/family development services to a South Los Angeles neighborhood. This program will foster resiliency and pro-social behaviors, enhance academic performance, and strengthen family functioning so that youth and their families will become more empowered to make progressive life choices.

Tyrie Nason Buchanan and Maryum Ali are the Co-Founders of DMTL. The letters D.M.T.L. are the first initials of Mr. Buchanan and his beloved mother and brothers (Delores, Marcel and Larry) who were victims of murder. The Co-Founders have a combined 25 years of experience working with at-risk youth and understand that many people who commit horrible crimes like murder, where once children without the love, resources and support needed to help guide them on a path to their potential. This is why they are passionate about providing effective programming to youth and families - A program model that can be shared with other youth programs across the country.

DMTL is committed to providing culturally relevant, emotional, social, and behavioral support for youth and their families to help them transform their hardships into seeds of resilience that can grow into dynamic empowerment and self-sufficiency.  

DMTL will initially operate as a 3-year, pilot program and needs $500,000 to begin providing services for the first year. Please go to the website,, for more information about this comprehensive program model. Thank you for you time and hopefully for your financial support.


Tax ID: 43-2065140 •


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