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Tiffany--Redemption Inc

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Ashoka's Youth Venture aims to build a global movement of young people being powerful now, changemakers now. This is the foundation for an "everyone a changemaker" world, the key factor for success …

Ashoka's Youth Venture aims to build a global movement of young people being powerful now, changemakers now. This is the foundation for an "everyone a changemaker" world, the key factor for success for every society, organization, and person.

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  • 1. youth venture tiffany’s venture - redemption inc. THE IDEA • Encourage, support, and promote a positive self-image for the under- privileged youth of her community. • Improve young people’s knowledge of and access to educational possibilities. • Aid in bridging the gap between children in underserved communities and paths to success. IMPACT • Tiffany ran a“Get Your Mind Right” event which allowed parents and students to talk about going to college, safe sex, and entrepreneurship. • Held a “College to College” Program to encourage youth to go to college, university, or a Tiffany observed that many students are apathetic towards trade school. attending college and have little or no knowlege about the responsibilities of being an adult. Tiffany’s personal high school experiences increased her concern that students in underserved schools and communities were particularly prone to such attitudes. Her determination to educate and change attitudes led Tiffany to found “Redemption Inc.”, an organisation dedicated to the self- empowerment and educational advancement of underserved youth aged 13-19 in the Brooklyn area. Redemption Inc. aims to boost self-esteem, alleviate economic and social inequality, and prevent deferment of dreams through educational, community service, and self-advocacy programs. Tiffany shared her thoughts with other likeminded students of color who helped to lay a solid foundation for Redemption Inc. and coined its What can i see on this picture and who is this guy?! slogan - “Reclaim, Rebuild, Re-direct”. Redemption organized back to school events such as “Get Your Mind Right” where school supplies were given to the students in preparation for the school year. Tiffany graduated Adelphi University in 2005 with a degree in International Studies/Political Science. She decided to delay law school in order to work full-time fostering an organization that responds to the needs of marginalized families in New York City “KNOWLEDGE IS POWER.” communities. Tiffany has participated in the Police Athletic League and the Anti-defamation League and their Task Force, the I.S 68 Neighborhood Beacon Program. She and Redemption Inc. have made tremendous progress towards creating positive social change in their community. www.genv.net