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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.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Since I am directly involved in the mentoring of the young people out of jail I personally saw tranformation of life due to the application of LCCDC mentoring model. I strongly believe that LCCDC model is the first of it's kind and very effective with young people and it's applicable to different races of people.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

The only change I would make to this organization is to increase their advertising strategy so that more people and communities could take advantage of their unique services.

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

Very Well

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What is unique about this organization?

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

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