E=O2 The Investment of a Lifetime
Education Equals Opportunity Too, a local non-profit in Long Beach, California, invests in their youth. This organization has equipped these group of students with the knowledge all school year for it to come down to this. The Executive Director, Walter Larkins, an entrepreneur himself, works to instill an entrepreneur mindset in these at-risk students. The organization works to diversify the mindsets of students from engaging in gang related behavior to acquire money. They give them real-life tools and knowledge of what it takes to be a successful student, employee and entrepreneur.
Los Angeles Spark All4Her Initiative
BOSS: BUSINESS OF SUCCESS BEYOND SPORTS AWARDS '18
"Dreamers to Achievers"
The mission of BOSS is to equip male student athletes from under-resourced communities and schools with the tools to achieve success beyond sports, and inspire their non-athlete peers (male and female) to follow their lead, through an integrated academic, leadership, life skills, and personal development program that includes year-round mentoring, real-world experiences, and opportunities for advocacy.
Long Beach Rotary Club
The Long Beach Rotary Club is a club predicated on service. They are know for the literacy program and other areas of service that shape the community. The ability to serve is the best ability one can have. The purpose of reading with Rotary is to spread the great habit of reading with people who need it most.
CSU-Long Beach Anti-Bullying Program
Councilwomen Suzie Price has an Annual Anti-Bullying Workshop every year. This year she afforded Justin the opportunity to spread an encourage. He shared his “Be Strong” message with the parents and children of the Long beach Community.
Lakewood Toastmasters Club 1497
Toastmasters provides a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth.
Denham Springs Junior High
Justin spoke at Denham Springs Junior High about the positives of college and how a great education could change the trajectory of your life. The children came in expecting another athlete and left with a life changing message of hope and opportunity.