Mission and History

Mission and History

ICAN’s mission is to provide free, comprehensive programs that empower youth to be productive, self-confident, and responsible members of the community.

1991 – ICAN Founded by Henry Salinas

1991-1997 – After school programs offered at local elementary and Jr. High schools

1997 – ICAN moves into its first permanent home on Washington St.

2001 – ICAN grows to serve 25-35 youth per day

2010—ICAN receives national accreditation, is serving over 150 youth per day

2012 – ICAN moves into its current home after a $5 million capital campaign. ICAN is now able to serve 200 youth per day


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