|Dr. Tunishai Ford
Discovering ... Your
|Your Own Uniqueness, Inc.
|The 2019 STEP UP Program
|STEP UP ORIENTATION DAY
|Our 2019 STEP UP Program participants
attended with their friends and family. It was
a wonderful turnout.
|Pastor Philip Nissley of New Hope Assemblies of
God Church opened up the orientation with
prayer and a few words of inspiration and
exaltation for the participants.
|Apostle Connie Foster and her catering
company provided a delicious lunch for our
attendees of the STEP UP Orientation.
|Meet a few of the teacher from front to back left
to right: Toni Coleman, Director, Dr. Tunishai
Ford, Gloria Redmond, James Edwards,
Brandi Shelton, and Bayo Ogunbiyi.
|There were a few parents and a
sibling of some of our
2019 STEP UP participants.
|Meet our STEP UP Program Participants for 2019.
|From left to right, Dr. Zalonya Allen, the
Honorable Mayor Joseph G. Kuspa, and the
director of STEP UP, Dr. Tunishai Ford.
|We even had a visit from the mayor of Southgate,
the honorable Mayor Joseph G. Kuspa who
encouraged and inspired our participants.
|Our Keynote speaker was Dr. Zalonya Allen
who gave an outstanding message
to our participants.
|STEP UP Classes Began!
|Mr. Brent Curry of Foresters
Financial taught business types,
legal documents needed to start a
business and business terms.
|Ms. Tiffany Sweet of
Zeal Credit Union
taught on the
differences between a
Credit Union and Bank.
|Workshop time with our participants.
|Mr. Michael Cheatham
teaches financial tools
that would be necessary
for a successful business.
|Mr. Bayo Ogunbiyi of Dream Core
Marketing taught pitching your
business, business marketing and
|Here are some of our participants presenting their assignments that our teachers
gave as part of their class lab and workshops.
|The STEP UP Program
|Our STEP UP participants are working together in groups to complete
an assignment on business.
|We had a guest speaker,
Mr. Jimmy Elnousai from
BJ's Restaurant and
Brewhouse come and
speak to our participants
about how he got started as
a business owner.
|Every Monday, the participants
had lunches provided by our
sponsors, BJ's Restaurant,
Tijuana's Mexican Kitchen,
Jets Pizza, Panera Bread,
Famous Dave's, Subways,
and Apostle Connie Foster.
|Just a few of our STEP UP Program
sponsors and more on the way who want
to support our kids through
the 2019 STEP UP Program.
|Our 2018 STEP UP Program
participant, Mohammad Monet talk to
our 2019 participants about his wonder
experience and how it helped him with
create his businesses.
|Dr. Ford opened up the Commencement with prayer and everyone had lunch provided by Connie Foster's Catering company.