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Yvonne E. Jones
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Name of the Organization
D.E.S.T.I.N.E.D. to Succeed, Inc.
Contact Person
Yvonne E. Jones
Job Title
President, Founder & CEO
Contact phone
203.691.8540
E-mail
mrsjones@destined2succeed.org
Website
http://www.destined2succeed.org
Interest
Youth, Education, Adult Education
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D.E.S.T.I.N.E.D. to Succeed, Inc. (DTS) is a private, non-profit after-school and summer enrichment program established for the residents of Hamden, Connecticut, in partnership between schools, families and community. We offer year round educational and recreational opportunities, special events, a free computer lab and wireless internet, as well as host a number of youth oriented events, dances, and daily programming for Grades 5-8. We work in collaboration with the Hamden Public Schools, the Hamden/North Haven YMCA and the Hamden Youth Services Bureau, as well as other town departments and local entities.

The mission of D.E.S.T.I.N.E.D. to Succeed, Inc. is to enrich the lives of young people and families in Hamden through affordable, creative, quality program opportunities. Our program will focus on increased proficiency in academic areas, extra-curricular activities, and a commitment to engage families in their children's education.

DTS hopes to increase parent engagement and leadership, enhance the quality of education of participants, provide a viable venue for after school and summer hours, and foster partnerships between schools, community, and families.

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At 2:50am on April 14, 2014, N'Zinga Shani said…

Welcome Yvonne.  Sorry it has taken me so long.  I will still trying to navigate the GNH system. I represent OneWorld Progressive Institute, Inc.  Peace

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At 11:04am on October 12, 2011, Lee Cruz said…

Yvonne,

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