We had the good fortune of connecting with Terry Green and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Terry, how does your business help the community?
Think Make Live Youth is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides leadership development, career readiness, community, and civic engagement programming for youth and young adults between the ages of 14-24 years old. Our programs are presenting after-school, summer, monthly sessions, virtual engagements and in-person events.
Our organization is helping our community by providing youth and young adults with a safe space to gain knowledge on life skills and access to tangible resources and opportunities. We’re decreasing youth violence and increase youth development.
Our mission is to provide opportunities for youth by inspiring action.
Our vision is Greatness Realized. Leaders Developed. Stories Changed.
Check out our website: www.thinkmakeliveyouth.org
Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
Think Make Live Youth celebrates 5-years in business this year of 2022. Providing support, resources and opportunities for youth and young adults within the schools and inner city community.
Four Basic Element of Programming:
PERSONAL GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT, AND HEALING
healthy approaches to wellness and healing
discovering positive ways to create and grow and have fun
support for current academic needs if/as they return to school
exposure to diverse secondary education opportunities such as universities, trade schools and special certifications, in person and online
EXPLORATION OF WORK AND CAREER OPTIONS
interaction with local businesspeople to explore career options,
beginning to know how to plan an educational future
exploring local job opportunities
gaining a basic understanding of entrepreneurship
everything from cleaning parks to serving at a food pantry
reaching out to community leaders, including legislators and commissioners
registering to vote and learning to discuss public policy
identifying issues relevant to youth and planning to address one
Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
Special Shoutout to the Columbus, Ohio community for supporting and believing in us over the last 5 years.