Sam helps walk first-time young offenders through the Diversion Program as well as organizing and operating the Community Connections program. He has a background working with youth in the foster system, criminal justice system, and youth with autism spectrum disorder at different group homes around the metro area. He uses this knowledge to build relationships and help mend relationships with youth and their parents. Youth are referred to the program in lieu of going to juvenile court. He also coordinates the Community Connections program which connects youth to healthy resources in their community as well as fostering social and life skills.