We thank our many donors and sponsors for their assistance in the achievement of this feat!
K.I.D.S. offers youth, which have already been identified as at-risk, an opportunity to work with caring teachers/mentors/volunteers to improve their ability to develop a positive
attitude towards themselves and their future. The long-term goal of K.I.D.S. is to empower the young person to stop the self destructive patterns and break the habits that are leading to low
self-esteem, doubt, hopelessness that equates into trouble in home, school and in the community.
We teach through movies and we offer word of the week, Poem of the Month and Book of the Quarter to enhance vocabulary as well as enlighten to compete in the systems that are equipping them for the
Kids in Discovery of Self, Inc. at this time consists of structoring for after-school tutorial, enrichment, and mentoring programs as follows:
A Day of Journey with Personal GPS/Maps to Dreams: Program designed to expose youth to a wide variety of professional and career
opportunities through a diverse blend of hands on internship opportunities locally and nationally. This program exposes students to a world of other opportunities that are available to them in their
cities as well as the world such as: new environments (new cities and states) through internships along with college tours, new cultures (opportunities to travel), ability to begin building their
professional network from a young age. Specifically, this program combines the central components of many fundamental programs (Ex. mentoring, career development, college/university planning, and
travel) in order to create a unique learning experience for students. Not only does this program help to motivate students, but it also helps to foster a sense of giving in the community at
Project Wealth & Success: Project Wealth & Success is an after school tutorial
and entrepreneurship program created to provide and facilitate classroom sessions taught by certified teachers and community business owners through hands on activities and cooperative learning
strategies that focus on being responsible, believing in yourself, helping others, working with a team, and financial stability and growth. Project Wealth and Success goal is to promote independent
productive thinkers academically and self-sufficient community leaders inclined to contribute to the social and economic development of their community.
S.T.E.M. : Preparations for Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and
Kids in Discovery of Self, Inc. (K.I.D.S.) working to
develop “Delia Davis Pathway Home” The program will provide services
to youth and young adults who have experienced housing disruption or are at risk of housing disruption. The program will cater to the hard to place resistant persons. The facilities will provide
safe, decent housing and social services planning to facilitate increased personal and economic self-sufficiency and self-determination among targeted participants. Assisting the Foster Care System
will be one of our target focus area.
Our long term plans are to structure a youth complex that provides housing, educational opportunities through on-site tutoring & career training, an employment agency, recreational activities
including competitive sports, a Soda Fountain, K.I.D.S. Retail shop
for school supplies, wear and gear, snacks & beverages. Our retail shop and soda fountain shall aid in the self-sustainment income of this property as well as our development of the youth
employment agency, that will incorporate the training materials of company partners interested in their employees being throughly trained prior to actual hire dates. K.I.D.S. remembers when companies took time with new hires to make sure they were
prepared, understanding this new fast paced work world; our partnering with companies will ensure their having less stress from customers having to be patient with new trainees. All our participants
will be prepared when called and, disciplines are a focal point during initial start within K.I.D.S. that will flow over into customer service skills. *This
project shall be developed in phases