Empowering young men with coping strategies and confidence to make healthy decisions when faced with a variety of challenges. We connect young men with the resources needed to not only survive adolescence, but to thrive within it.


Zanoba's Vision

Our vision is to be the most accessible, effective, and sustainable mentor program for young men in our community.


The Abenaki (AbnakiAbinakiAlnôbak) are a Native American tribe and First Nation. They are one of the Algonquian-speaking peoples of northeastern North America. The Abenaki originate in what is now called Quebec and the Maritimes of Canada and in the New England region of the United States, a region called Wabanahkik ("Dawn Land") in the Eastern Algonquian languages. The Abenaki are one of the five members of the Wabanaki Confederacy.

"Abenaki" is a linguistic and geographic grouping; historically, there was no strong central authority – the Abenaki were composed of numerous smaller bands and tribes who shared many cultural traits. They came together as a post-contact community after their original tribes were decimated by colonization, disease, and warfare.


Zanoba means “man” in Abenaki.