BEYOND 49 ACRES
Our programs, which are designed to strengthen communities and promote programs in life skills and exposure to cultural awareness, group trips to engage with similar aged youth throughout the world, and financial empowerment – money management classes. This is to improve the education of our youth while promoting professional, moral and emotional development towards financial empowerment and respectability within their respective communities and the larger society. The programs will help individuals acquire the knowledge, skills and tools needed to successfully pursue a wider range of opportunities, understand finances, budgeting, self-confidence, leadership and self-empowerment.
The three main target areas which we will engage the participants in are:
- FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT
- Money Management and Budget classes
- Banking and Credit
- Setting personal goals
- PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
- Self-esteem; Career Development/Networking; Enterprise Skills Training; Mentorship program; Effective Communication; Accountability; Teamwork; Self-management; Team Sports
- CULTURAL EXPOSURE - Social responsibility
- Trips within the US, and abroad
The primary participants for these programs will be youth 14 – 24 years old from the Queensbridge community and other environs that possess the requisite drive with a penchant for social responsibility.