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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
Founder & CEO
Contact phone
203.691.8540
E-mail
mrsjones@destined2succeed.org
Website
http://www.destined2succeed.org
Interest
Youth, Education, Adult Education, Financial Literacy, Advocacy
Description Interest
D.E.S.T.I.N.E.D. to Succeed (D2S), Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) youth and family empowerment organization serving the Greater New Haven community since 2012. The mission of the organization is to enrich the lives of young people and families through affordable, creative, quality program opportunities. We prioritize serving low to moderate income persons, as this population most frequently faces barriers to education, employment and leadership advancement.

Our philosophy is that young people in Grades 7-12 and families are D.E.S.T.I.N.E.D. to succeed. We use the acronym to emphasize our vision, Desiring Every Student to Increase Necessary Educational Development.

Through our four Pillars of Excellence: Career Exploration, College Preparation, Leadership Development, and Life Skills, we provide a lens by which participants are addressing their ability to achieve lifelong, self-defined success.

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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

N'Zinga Shani

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

Yvonne,

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