The Virgin Gorda Youth Leadership Initiative’s mission is to inspire and assist young people to develop their full potential, broaden their horizons, strengthen their character and develop their leadership abilities so they can positively contribute to a better future for all people in Virgin Gorda.
Letters of Support from the Virgin Gorda Community
As a resident and businessman, but more importantly the parent of a youth in the Virgin Gorda community, I will like to express my sincere appreciation and support for the Virgin Gorda Youth Leadership Initiative project, we welcome this project with much gratitude.The youths of Virgin Gorda need to have a sense of direction, to have goals and dreams and to know that, their goals can be accomplished and their dreams can be realized only with hard work and determination, this will help equip and enable them to become adults who will make a positive contribution in their community.
Leon L. Andrews, L&S Car Rental
Community leaders from Virgin Gorda who have committed to share their time, talents and resources:
* Business owners have offered to serve as mentors to aspiring young entrepreneurs;
* Educators have offered to assist program including former high school teacher with civic/social clubs;
* Elders will help ensure young people develop appreciation for their culture, history and community;
* Homeowners will support youth dreams with connections and resources in the U.S. and Europe;
* Pastor with commitment to developing strong character and leadership abilities in youth leaders;
* Philanthropists and business leaders will inspire youth leaders to give back to their community;
* Restaurant owners have offered internships to aspiring young chefs;
* Non-profit administrator: Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government: Leadership Studies
* Youth leaders will ensure that young people have opportunities to create a positive future.
We invite all parents and community members to join with us
in sharing your time, talents and resources with these young leaders of Virgin Gorda.
Virgin Gorda Youth Leadership Initiative
P.O. Box 1171, Virgin Gorda, BVI 1150 • 284.495.6687
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