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February 28, 2019

Rosa Parks Refused To Give Up Her Bus Seat Igniting The civil Rights Movement

Source: theundefeated.com | Re-Post 2/28/2019 -Contrary to popular belief, Rosa Parks wasn’t too tired. She wasn’t incapable of leaving her seat when bus driver James F. Blake demanded her to do so. She was properly seated in the colored section, but because the white section was full, Blake attempted to…

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February 28, 2019

Build A Better You Challenge: Forgiveness To Responses

This year, Fight For Life is excited to continue it’s “Build A Better You Challenge” that incorporates our Building Dreams program with Jack and Jill Magazine! In this series, Marlin Jackson sets out the building blocks that students need in order to live the life they want. As someone who…

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February 20, 2019

THE JOURNEY OF A GAME CHANGER: MARLIN JACKSON THEN AND NOW

Source: uwci.org | Re-Post Fight for Life Foundation 2/20/2019 -If you ask Marlin Jackson what’s important to him, his response sounds a lot like former Indianapolis football coach Tony Dungy’s mantra: faith, family, and football – in that order. It’s pretty easy to adopt such a powerful mindset, especially when…

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February 14, 2019

Register for Building Dreams Corporate Partner Site Visits

Follow these steps if you’re interested: Please review the event flyer below: Next sign up for location by completing one of the attached google forms After completing the google form, please review the partner preparation document associated with your visit date Note: Registration is first come first served, so sign…

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February 14, 2019

2019 Organizational Objectives and Outcomes

Objectives: Increase revenue 30-50% Create four small partnerships with local businesses to generate revenue with very little overhead costs (one per quarter) Expand our corporate and community partnerships Build FFL Staffing CapacityShort-term Outcomes: Ensure staffing needs are incorporated in proportion to the organization’s planned program growth. Continue to improve management…

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February 14, 2019

Dr. Martin Luther King's Influence On Today's World

Source: psychologytoday.com | Re-Post Fight for Life Foundation 2/13/2019 -“If you can’t fly, then run. If you can’t run, then walk. If you can’t walk, then crawl. But whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Yesterday, I was privileged to take part in the…

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February 11, 2019

Meet Bwana Clements - New Program Director

Take a moment to welcome Bwana Clements to the Fight for Life team as our new Program Director!His leadership as Program Director is going to integrate clinical support into the Building Dreams system. Here are some specifics around Bwana’s role:- Partner Communications and Relations: serve as the primary operational point-of-contact…

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January 31, 2019

2019 Program Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes

The overarching goal of FFLF is to develop within underserved youth the social and emotional capabilities needed to build healthy families, communities, and contribute to the economy in a positive way. By partnering with school systems and structured summer programs, we will implement comprehensive programming that not only improves the…

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January 17, 2019

Build A Better You Challenge: Forgiveness

This year, Fight For Life is excited to continue it’s “Build A Better You Challenge” that incorporates our Building Dreams program with Jack and Jill Magazine! In this series, Marlin Jackson sets out the building blocks that students need in order to live the life they want. As someone who…

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January 17, 2019

Why Are New Year's Resolutions So Easy To Break?

Source: forbes.com | Re-Post Fight for Life Foundation 1/17/2019 -It’s a time-honored tradition at the end of year to make lists of our new year’s resolutions – of all the ways we’re planning on bettering ourselves in the upcoming year. But then, of course, despite the best of intentions, our…

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