Empower our Youth Foundation 501c3 non-profit organization was founded in October 2017 when our middle daughter experienced cyberbullying her senior year in High School. The incident left us disheartening and dismayed in how law enforcement and her school dealt with the severe bullying
incidents happening at school. She had thought of suicide to escape the pain she was enduring.
daily. The experience opened my eyes to how many parents/youths in our city were dealing with
bullying incidents with no resolution. Empower our Youth Foundation began to focus on enhancing the lives of families, and youth/teens ages 5-17 years old in the Columbus. metropolitan areas through educational curriculum, awareness through social/mental health wellness, suicide prevention, bullying resources, community engagement and official reporting of bullying incidents to the appropriate authorities.
We Give Youth a Voice!
Empower our Youth Foundation ultimate goal is to foster a healthy bully-free culture at home, school, digital and in their community for all youth/teens. The legacy of self-empowerment will create future generations of positive leaders.
Be A Champion Always
The vision of BE A Champion is being open to getting to know people as individuals, we can break down many barriers and misconceptions. In doing so, we can help become a better global citizen as well as better understand the values of multiculturalism in our community. Being A Champion is beneficial for all youth/teens not just those from ethnic or minority groups. The wider perspectives of students from different backgrounds and the greater variety of teaching methods help everyone gain more fully in social emotional experiences.
Your story Matters! Let's Triumphs Over Bullying!
Every ten minutes a child in the United States is bullied. You’re not alone. We want to hear your story.
In a world where strength lies in unity, your stories have the power to inspire, uplift, and create a community of resilience. This post is an open invitation to the youth and families who have faced the challenges of bullying. Let's come together to share our stories, celebrate triumphs, and support one another on the journey to overcoming adversity.