Bringing a Big Idea to Life

Six months ago, I had a big idea to start a summer program for underresourced, underprivileged, urban middle and high school students focused on entrepreneurship, environmental conservation, personal leadership, and community service. I titled it GENERATION2050. Some people were skeptical when I described the program concept to them. Some even wondered out loud if the…

Getting Future Ready

In January 2017, I submitted a proposal to The Children’s Trust in response to their request for proposal for summer youth enrichment summer camp programs for under-resourced youth. I was thrilled a few weeks ago to be notified that the proposal was funded. GENERATION2050 is an innovative program that immerses middle and high school youth…

Building Powerful Partnerships

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” ~ John Quincy Adams During my years as the Executive Director at Peacemaker Family Center (PFC) in Miami, Florida, I have learned that community development cannot happen without collaboration between energized leaders joining their efforts around…

Serving Without Fear

“I used to want to fix people, but now I just want to be with them.” ~ Bob Goff In less than three months, a diverse team of servant leaders will leave Trinity Church for Phnom Penh, Cambodia. This will be my fourth opportunity to lead a Trinity Mission Team to Cambodia and my fifth…

Jeep Meet For A Cause

Our July 19th, Sunday afternoon Jeep Meet For A Cause was an amazing success!! The ‘Lightweight4x4′ and “We R Lifted’ Jeep Clubs led a group of South Florida Jeep and 4×4 Club members, driving in caravan style from Hialeah to Miami Gardens, Florida, beginning at 3:00 p.m. I was so excited and in awe as…

KidPower2015: Coaching Kids to Lead

Today, I am reposting this article I originally wrote for the Lead Change Group. Fifteen years ago, I reinvented myself and started a new career in faith-based social services. I have had the privilege of building innovative social service programs for at-risk children and families. One of these programs is the Children of Inmates, Inc.(COI).…

Resolutions for the Servant Leader

I am honored to share this guest blog post written by Mark Miller. This post originally published Monday, December 2, 2013 on Mark’s blog at www.greatleadersserve.org 10 RESOLUTIONS FOR THE SERVANT LEADER I’m often preoccupied with the question of how I can be more effective next year, especially as each year draws to a close.…