Teenagers today are filled with energy and optimism. They’re ready to take on and change their world. They care about issues of justice, the environment and inclusion so that every one of their friends and classmates are safe, welcomed and loved, no matter who they are.
But they’re also navigating the pressures of adolescence in a complex culture of social media, mental health crisis, sexual experimentation, violence and disintegrating family life.
Cru is here to help teenagers and their families tackle the issues of life.
Since 1967, we have been reaching out to youth across America and around the world. We are full-time and part-time staff members, interns and volunteers who join hands with parents, educators, churches and community leaders.
We mentor students and equip them to build healthy friendships, make good choices, and grow closer to Jesus. We give them support and tools, empowering them to leave an eternal impact as they serve their schools and community.
Our team members also serve coaches, teachers and counselors by offering motivational talks for classrooms, clubs or teams, and assist in other ways to enhance the educational process.
Cru’s ministry extends to thousands of students led by more than 600 full-time staff, interns, affiliates and local community volunteers.
Transformed students taking Jesus to every teenager, anywhere, by all means!