Sisters In Christ, an organization dedicated to nurturing the growth and development of young individuals, has received invaluable support from the Jackson County COMBAT (Community Backed Anti-Drug Tax) program. Through targeted funding, COMBAT has played a crucial role in enabling Sisters In Christ to implement impactful youth programs that foster positive change and empowerment within the community.
With a commitment to addressing the challenges faced by young people, Sisters In Christ offers a range of educational, mentorship, and support initiatives. By partnering with COMBAT, these programs have gained the resources needed to create a safe and nurturing environment where youth can thrive and develop essential life skills.
COMBAT's dedication to combating substance abuse and violence aligns seamlessly with Sisters In Christ's mission to uplift and guide young minds towards a brighter future. Through their collaborative efforts, COMBAT and Sisters In Christ work hand in hand to provide a supportive platform that helps young individuals build resilience, develop leadership qualities, and make informed choices that positively impact their lives.
To learn more about how COMBAT funding is transforming the lives of youth through Sisters In Christ, please visit their website. Together, we are nurturing the potential of young minds, paving the way for a stronger and more empowered community.
Our Building an Empire program teaches youth the importance of creating, building, and sustaining a business through SWOT analysis, 6 P's of business, different types of businesses, and money management.
The core of community gardening involves providing our community with access to fresh food, a better understanding of where food comes from and providing education to enable community members to grow and care for their own natural landscape while garnering a greater respect for the natural environment.
Our Drone Flying program introduces youth to the world of drones in a safe and educational environment. Youth who have a keen interest in technology, aviation, or creative activities are taught the fundamentals of drone flight, safety protocols, and various piloting techniques.
Our Lawn Care program includes safety issues and the art of lawn mowing and raking leaves. In addition, young men are taught the job application process, job survival, job termination/ references, appropriate dress, attendance, punctuality, teamwork, following instructions, and dealing with the employer when there are problems.
Our Youth Entrepreneurship Workshop Program provides onsite youth programming geared towards youth entrepreneurship, increased access to educational/employment opportunities, and whole-person development.
Youth Life Link, at-risk youth ages 12-18 are exposed to, develop, and increase their skills in financial outlook, personal responsibility, leadership, teamwork, academic achievement, and community responsibility which are foundational for violence and drug-free, self-sufficient lifestyles.