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The Hartford Knights is a non-profit organization that began in 2000 by Executive Director, Bernard Thomas. The Hartford Knights Youth Organization (HKYO) began as a basketball-centric association and grew into a mentoring service organization for at-risk youth.
Mission Statement: Hartford Knights Youth Organization's mission is to enhance the lives of youth in the Greater Hartford Area by providing academic enrichment, youth intervention services and organized sports programs that promote career readiness, character building and other leadership skills development.
Alex has been a part of Hartford Knights since a young age. Being the son of the Executive Director, it was a no-brainer, he would be part of the program as a youngster and become a mentor as a young man.
Alfred joined HKYO in 2019 with an Child Development Associate Degree and years working with children at various organizations. He began his teaching career with the Community Renewal Team.
Jahmal has been mentoring youth for many years. He joined HKYO this year as a seasoned mentor who has worked at several community based organizations.
Ernie is our latest addition to HKYO, he is joining us as a Mentor to transport youth to and from their destinations.
HARTFORD, Conn. — The Hartford Knights Youth Organization (HKYO) hosted a Day of Caring in response to COVID-19.
The organization distributed food, fresh produce, face masks and other essential products, books from Hartford Public Library, promotional items from the Hartford Yard Goats and other fun family items.
The drive-thru event was held at Thirman Milner Middle School on Tower Avenue from 10 a.m. to noon.