Project Shift: This program is designed to help 50 -100 young men from gangs by taking them on a retreat, giving them exposure beyond the urban community in an attempt to help them develop a responsible Life Plan that encompasses short and long term goals.
Project HOOD School of Performing Arts: Utilizing a future theater named in honor of mogul Tyler Perry for his significant donation, this program will utilize professional and amateur performers in conjunction with New Beginnings Church of Chicago to teach cultural dance, singing, drama, and other arts to expose the creative works of each participant.
Masters Academy GED Program: Working in conjunction with the Masters Academy School, this program will focus on offering High School dropouts an alternative education and encourage continued education by exposing them to college tours and counselors that will encourage enrollment assist them in financial aid preparation, etc.
Project HOOD Entrepreneur Development Program: This program will promote entrepreneurship and assist future business owners develop a professional business plan. Additionally, they will be paired with a business owner mentor to give direction and receive workshop training from various industry business professionals.
Project HOOD Counseling Services: This program will provide counseling and training for parenting, families, children, financial, trauma and grief stricken people.
Project HOOD School of Technology: Keeping up with the technological change in today’s society, this program will provide cutting edge training in technology, development and technical support, in addition to Website development, Social Media Marketing, Live Streaming support, Gaming etc…
Project HOOD Apprentice Program: This program is designed to partner with various professional construction companies to teach various trades, i.e. Construction, Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC and others, with an ultimate goal to create employment opportunities.
Project HOOD Job Readiness Program: This program will teach individuals how to prepare for job Interviews, Resume/Cover LTR development and writing, Salary negotiation, Follow Up and Personal posture etiquette that grabs the attention of a potential employer.
Community Conflict Resolution Program: This program will specifically focus on defusing and deflecting Gang Conflict by redirecting their energy towards team building, anger management and mutual respect for others.
Project HOOD Sports Academy: This program will offer sports programs and training for all ages, professional sports camps, intramural league play, etc., with the goal to build self-confidence, competitive edge, team building and respect… We will focus on sports such as, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Tennis, Soccer, Golf, Track and Karate.