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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Arts & Culture, Arts Services, Children & Youth, Fund Raising & Fund Distribution, Youth Development Programs

Mission: The mission of Totally Positive Productions (TPP) fulfills the need of providing positive off the street activities for youths and young adults as a deterrent to drug and gang involvement.

Target demographics: Youths, Senior Citizens, Disabled, Homeless individuals

Direct beneficiaries per year: three youths, over 1000 adults consisting of (Young Adults, Senior Citizens, Homeless and Disabled people).

Geographic areas served: Englewood, Dolton, Bronzeville and Pilsen communities within Chicago Metropolitan Area.

Programs: Youth Training and Employment, Artist Development and Community Outreach.

Community Stories

7 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Well this program has helped me in artst development with me singing my songs in music

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Working with the youth. .

Previous Stories

Board Member

Rating: 5

TTT is a total positive conversation they're working with the community and especially our youth which needs some help

Board Member

Rating: 5

Totally Positive sets the standard of life changing events/ activities for Chgo youth.They will improve w/ funding help.

Board Member

Rating: 5

i THINK THEY CAN DO SOME GOOD THINGS BY HELPING PEOPLE

Board Member

Rating: 5

Your program is good because u give people things that they need and u guys should improve by helping children out more.

Board Member

Rating: 4

I've been involved with Totally Positive Productions for several years now. I finally became a member in 2013. Since I began volunteering til now, the organization continues to take steps to improve its outreach to the youth and continuously focuses on its core mission. TPP aims to reach and cultivate as many youth as possible.

Board Member

Rating: 5

Totally Positive Productions is a wonderful organization to be a part of. The organization that reaches out to the youths and young adults in the Englewood Community and abroad. TPP is educational and productive in employment job opportunity for our youths.

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Board Member

Rating: 5

TAJ JONES, THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF TOTALLY POSITIVE PRODUCTIONS, HAS A PASSION FOR WORKING WITH YOUTH IN CHICAGO, AND PARTICULARLY THE ENGLEWOOD COMMUNITY. HE HAS TAUGHT THEM TO USE RAP MUSIC AND ART TO BRING FORTH POSITIVE, EDUCATIONAL AND MOTIVATIONAL MESSAGES. ADDITIONALLY, MANY YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES' LIVES HAVE BEEN ENRICHED BY THE MANY FIELD TRIPS AND OUTINGS SPONSORED BY TOTALLY PRODUCTIONS TO CULTURAL, SOCIAL AND RECREATIONAL SITES. I KNOW THAT MANY YOUTH AND PARENTS HAVE BEEN ENLIGHTENED BY TOTALLY POSITIVE PRODUCTIONS' CRIME PREVENTION WORKSHOPS. I AM POSITIVE THAT THIS PROGRAM HAS DETERRED MANY YOUNG PEOPLE FROM ENGAGING IN CRIMINAL ACTIVITY.