A Beacon of Hope, (BOH), a 501c3 Nonprofit Organization, formerly Trinity's Learning Resource Center, Inc. (TLRC), a youth mentoring organization which was founded in 1999.
With the name change in 2018, the organization made a shift to include ADULT learners and a collaboration of community resources to make a positive transformational impact on our communities. Through sound financial principles that guarantee success, build wealth, and empower them to become community members who are able to turn around and help and direct others to do the same.
Our vision provides direction and training for youth and adults.
Basic Life Skills, Life Planning & Preparation, and Financial Stewardship Education and Mentorship, Parent Coaching and Adult Financial Education/Workshops; teaching personal development, responsibility, and accountability where youth and adults learn, discover, and are empowered to practice the important life skills and financial principles that guarantee successful living and contribute to the family's and our community's well being.
For youth, our programs provide the necessary skills, attitudes, and habits that lead to success in school, productive employment, strong stable families and communities; thus empowering our youth to become responsible confident youth, while strengthening the socioeconomic conditions of our communities; reducing juvenile delinquency, incarceration, unwanted pregnancy, suicide statistics and community deterioration; PROVIDING HOPE FOR THEIR FUTURE!
In addition, we are connecting graduates 15+ years of age with potential employers through our Youth Employment Mentoring Program, and graduates 16+ years of age can participate in our Entrepreneurial Training Program and Assistance Program, where they learn how to start and manage their own successful businesses.
Our Parent Coaching workshops are providing the empowerment to break the power and cycle of generational relational and debt/credit issues plaguing families today. Parents learn how to successfully relate and communicate with their children and youth, learn principles that will guarantee theirs and their children's success. While also, through our "Strategies for Living Financially Free" become debt free years sooner, eliminate
Adult Learners will join other interested community members in a 10-week (in-person or online Webinar) Workshop and curriculum/workbook-based program. They will be inspired to envision and enrich their lives financially, emotionally, relationally, and identify their true desires, life vision/goals, resources, and community, and achieve the reality of those things that enrich and make them well, happy and successful.
Testimony: Through our time tested programs, we have seen families restored emotionally, financially, and relationally, students grades and confidence excel, and go on to enrich not only their lives, but others also. We have witnessed families become debt free by the end of the10-week session, debt free years sooner, saving thousands of dollars in interest and fees, became credit worthy as the result, empowered to make wise financial decisions. Equipped with vision, goals, and confidence to living out their dreams; thus empowered to live, work, start businesses, and enjoy a healthy lifestyle.
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Chaplains Carlton & Kerry Lynn Dasher