Empowerment Support Group Inc.
"Expanding Your Mind...Believing in you!"
To serve minorities and underprivileged community members. Providing opportunities by connecting motivational tools of resources. Encouraging mental health/wellness, educational, employment and professional development.
Minority populations often struggle with:
The impact of COVID-19 on Black and Latino communities:
The coronavirus pandemic has revealed deep-seated inequities in health care for communities of color and amplifies social and economic factors that contribute to poor health outcomes.
Recent news reports indicate that the pandemic disproportionately impacts communities of color, compounding long standing racial disparities.
"The pandemic is problematic for everyone, and we know that it's especially problematic for students who are eager to experience the unique social atmosphere that college life has to offer," said study co-author Lincoln Larson, associate professor of parks, recreation, and tourism management for NC State University.
"COVID-19 has thrown a wrench into all of that. Our study found the pandemic is clearly taking a significant psychological toll on students."
Laura Oleniacz, NC State News
Developing a strategic plan that will cultivate sustainability. Connecting resources for disproportionate minorities.
Providing support groups, mentoring, therapy sessions, workshops, seminars, internships, volunteerism, and outreach opportunities.
Phase 1: Entry
Intake Process. Assess need to begin services.
Phase 2: Progression
Identify strategies. Implement goals to obtain sustainability.
Phase 3: Completion
Next Steps. Employment, educational status, mental health & wellness, support group, and exit plan of action.
Hernika P. Cannon
Chief Financial Officer
If you are interested in volunteering or internship opportunitues, please contact Latoya Williams at StrivingWithVision@gmail.com or by phone (252) 751-8591.
Donations can be made through PayPal or other means. For more information , please use our contact page.
Everyone at Striving With Vision would like to give a thank-you to our sponsors, partners, and donors.