"Diamonds in the Rough Finding the Spirit In Me" Organization
The DITR organization has 9 programs and a holistic experience that seeks to cultivate the artistic talents of our youth to adults in the area of fine art ,creative writing, drama, music, media, promotions, outreach, and enhancing positive life skills. It's target audience for youth are ages 8-21; primarily towards those most would consider "at-risk" youth from inner city demographics, but not limited to this population.
DITR also reaches adult women survivors of abuse, and families.
The mission of DITR is to channel artistic talents as a vehicle for positive expression and good coping proficiency; develop the aptitude for positive expression and good coping proficiency; develop the aptitude for positive life competency for building inner peace, healing, and strength thereby creating better individuals, stronger families, and productive communities; and creating an atmosphere to deepen spirituality and a holistic experience.
DITR'S purpose is to build on talents; elevate self-esteem; promote self-expression; provides encouragement, guidance, coaching, enhancing self-value and self-worth motivating and inspiring youth, women, and family's to be positive changes agents, to excel, and exceptional leaders for their communities.
DITR's Programs Include:
A Star is Born Talent event-3 adult(competition 8-19 still in school
Talk 2 Me Teen Discussion- Groups-013-21 yrs. (parent consent)
Talk 2 Me Radio - any age
Talk 2 Me Column - any age
Talk 2 Me TV- any age (on hold continuance TBA)
DITR Curriculum Courses- for 8-21 yrs.
Running into the Light - (RIL)-Annual workshops ages 13 & up
RIL weekly groups adult women survivor's only
Promises Fundraiser & Awards Banquets-featured talents are any age
(see Strengthening, Empowering,& Educating coming soon)
The CH DITR Foundation coming soon
Please refer to our website for more information