Think 2wice

Organization Details


Phone: 4169064566
Email: zya_7777@yahoo.com


About

Think 2wice is a collective who work with children, youth and young adults. Think 2wice also works with individuals who are involved in the legal system or reside in one of the high priority neighborhoods. "In our community the graveyards are expanding and prison is a part of life as we know it." The pressure is on the youth of this generation. Think 2wice recognizes that youth are fighting a battle that is misunderstood by many. Think 2wice believes, the bigger the calling, the bigger the trials and adversities. "We believe that change comes from within, therefore our goal is to build positive leaders within the community who will use their experiences to reach the next generation. We take on the hardest to serve individuals and bring forth the positive leaders within them. We also equip individuals with the spiritual tools they need to not only survive but live victoriously in the fullness of their potential." To date, Think 2wice has evolved into a collective of communication techniques through training, workshops, programming, motivational speaking, music, photography and theater. Think 2wice targets children, youth, young adults as well as the service providers, faith based entities and parents of.

Thoughts About Art and Community

Think 2wice strives to build positive leaders while making the community a safer place. Think 2wice focus is to tackle the issues that affect their communities head on, making the them a safer place. While used as a platform to communicate, the Think 2wice Theater Initiative is about a journey of real life issues. This project tells a story while focusing on hope and motivation. The Think 2wice Theater Project consists of a group of youth and young adults who have a common interest in making a positive change within their community. Through the art forms of theater (acting, music, fashion and motivational speaking ), think 2wice relay’s a messages of hope and empowerment to those who may feel hopeless or in need of encouragement within their situations. This project also communicates a strong, powerful message in the language that its audience understands as it mixes spirituality with the ‘streets’.

Activities

Current programs Think 2wice Theater project is an initiative:Through the art forms of theater (acting, music, fashion and motivational speaking ), think 2wice relay’s a messages of hope and empowerment to those who may feel hopeless or in need of encouragement within their situations. This project also communicates a strong, powerful message in the language that its audience understands.This project targets youth and young adults in Prisons, jails, detention centers, shelters, group homes, schools, churches and events targeting youth and the issues that affect them. Think 2wice Community Training program. Think 2wice acts as an avenue to individuals and churches who have an interest in volunteering in Prison Ministry. Upon completion of the Think 2wice training program and clearance process, they will receive a certificate and admittance to attend Chapel Service within the Federal Institution’s that Think 2wice is affiliated with. Correspondence program- Reaches out to incarcerated youth and young adults many of whom have no support. This program motivates and encourages individuals while teaching spiritual principals. This program started in 2006 with three young people that think 2wice reached out to but by the second year the number of youth and young adults enrolled in the program was in the nineties. Some of the most powerful turn arounds were made by those who we initially corresponded with through this program.