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Review for LIFE-CONNECTIONS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, Lawrenceville, GA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Life-Connections CDC is a therapeutic mentoring and spiritual enrichment organization for Prison-Reentry program and Prevention awareness campaign on HIV/AIDS. In 2007 LCCDC was in Nigeria, Africa and worked in 3 States reaching over 3,000 high school children with prevention education on HIV/AIDS. In July 2010 LCCDC was invited by the Mayor of Statesville, NC to assist in reducing high number of youth involvement in Gang and group-related activities and the program was highly successful. (Pictures on our Websites)

In North Carolina, LCCDC worked relentlessly with SIGI (Stateville-Iredell gang Initiatives to mentor young people and to train volunteers in therapeutic mentoring system. In six months we trained 35 volunteers and mentored 7 released inmates.

LCCDC has developed an effective, specialized mentoring model called "Script-Principle model." The process of mentoring works from a youth Denial to Resistance, then transitioning into Discovery and Learning of new socio-cultural behaivor and then finally into a commitment of new societal living.

How does this organization compare with others in the same sector?

Very Well

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you recommend this organization to others?

Definitely

What is unique about this organization?

Strategy of mentoring which is performance-oriented and result-measurable

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field & I helped in training of volunteers and mentoring of youths.