Where Kids Can Cast Dreams Into Reality

Framework for community leaders to develop resilience in our young people.

Expand on the adage of teaching a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.

Developing self-awareness and perseverance while learning to fish.

What’s Inner City Anglers?

It is the goal of ICA to instill social-emotional awareness, perseverance, self-confidence, empathy and other life skills along their paths to adulthood. I firmly believe that investing in our children today – will yield dividends beyond measure tomorrow and forevermore.

Investing in our children today - will yield dividends beyond measure tomorrow.

The Inner City Anglers (ICA) represents the fulfillment of my life’s purpose. A long time ago, I promised myself that I would always be a mentor, an advocate and a champion for change in the lives of young people.

Carmen Garner

Teacher | Author | Mentor | Artist

Fishing requires lots of focus and awareness.

This takes your mind off internal conflict and stress, similar to meditation.

Teaching young people a life skill that is useful and recreational.

Along with teaching young people to fish and become one with nature, ICA mentors will model good citizenship, promote character development and enrich the lives of children using proven methodologies and best practices.

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Where Kids Can Cast Dreams Into Reality.

Inner City Anglers Inc.
13005 Keverton Drive
Upper Marlboro
MD, 20774

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