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Third Gear Youth Leadership OrganizationThird Gear Youth Leadership Organization
The mission of Third Gear Youth Leadership Organization AfterSchool Program is to serve as a "safe haven" for at risk kids. 3rd Gear motivate young adults, ages 13-23, especially the economically poor who are "at risk", to mature into responsible, pr... Read more
The mission of Third Gear Youth Leadership Organization AfterSchool Program is to serve as a "safe haven" for at risk kids. 3rd Gear motivate young adults, ages 13-23, especially the economically poor who are "at risk", to mature into responsible, productive adults through self-direction. To empower and "wake-up those who sleep in the grave of ignorance". To teach them to fight for better schools, communities and a "better day"! Our youth are screaming for help and no one is listening to them. 3rd Gear will give the voice to the un-heard. Our priority is to develop leaders from the communities. .
Program Name: Third Gear Youth Leadership Organization) Focus: At-risk low income youth in The North Lawndale Community-Chicago, Illinois
President: Linton Johnson
Vice President: Mary Moor
ExecutiveDirector: Darlene Demarcko
Executive Secretary: Sandra Kelley
Address: 3333 West Arthington Ave. Chicago , IL 60624 Phone Number: 773-826-5789
Fax Number: 773- 773-826-5789
Email: email@example.com Website: www.3rdgear.org Type: After-School Schedule: Monday thru Friday / 3pm to 7pm Ages: 12 to 23 Capacity: 20 students per class Membership/Pricing: Free Setting: Homan Square / 3 rd Gear Headquarters Child-focused in all activities
Reinforce academic skills through hands on activities
Create a supportive environment in which children can develop independence and life-skills
Build leadership skills and confidence levels of children in the program
Provide activities that complement the school day
Reinforce family values and emphasize the uniqueness of each child by providing appropriate
Guidance and promoting positive attitudes
Provide an entrepreneurial year round program
Young men/women participate in construction, marketing, and sell of custom belts, provide the skills to recycle jeans and other clothing through re-design Custom jewelry and ultimately sell and distribute their finished products Sewing and design program
Activities: Basket Ball, Goju-Kan Karate, Art and Sewing, Piano Lessons, and Driver's EducationArt Tutoring/Mentoring, Music, Drama, Sports, Community Service Projects, Local/Out of Town Travel, Cheerleading, volleyball, wrestling, and inline hockey Field Trip Destinations: Third Gear has traveled to 45 cities so far Slogan:"If you can believe it, you can achieve it" I Know I Can!