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Executive Director,

Lucas Rosentrater has been working with youth at-risk and the impoverished for 20 years. He brings a variety of experience both nationally and internationally. His knowledge includes working in juvenile institutions and neighborhoods in Chicago such as Cabrini Green. His familiarity includes direct outreach with the “Latin Kings” street gang. His international involvement includes leading multiple mission teams composed of people from all over the US, to engage and help impoverished areas of Mexico, Haiti, and Bolivia. These trips specialized in strategically working alongside indigenous leadership to connect resources to needs. Lucas’ passion is to break the cycle of youth recidivism by strategically engaging juvenile facilities and high-risk communities within major US cities, and connecting/training appropriate agencies and local churches to have a presence in all facets of the life journey for youth who are justice engaged.


Miguel is proud to be serving youth in the Turning Point of the City program. As a Chicano who was born and raised in Denver, he is thrilled to be home after 6 years of working and living in Philadelphia. Miguel attained a Master of Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania and holds a certificate in Trauma Informed Practices from Bryn Mawr School of Social Work. Miguel was the first college graduate in his family with a Bachelors in Psychology from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. In 2014, Miguel became a founding member of the Board of Directors for the Move Mountains Project in San Luis, Colorado. Miguel is an alum of the New Leaders Council and a Philadelphia Fellow of the League of Creative Interventionists. Miguel has served youth and young adults in a variety of settings including alternative education, non-profits, and grassroots community efforts. Miguel is also a full-time staff member at MSU Denver serving students in the Student CARE Center.


Transition Navigator,

Jasmine Malone currently holds the position of Transitional Navigator with Turning Point of the City. While in college she found a love for working with At-Risk and underrepresented populations thus after graduating from Colorado State University in 2017 with a BA is Political Science and International Studies she began working in the Criminal Justice System. She worked for 4 years in different correctional institutions and with adult and juvenile populations. She strives to bring change to the Criminal Justice Institution in Colorado for present and future generations. Her passions outside of work involve Basketball and Real Estate.

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