Empowering America's Youth at Your Arena
“Realizing Dreams has powerful tools that engages kids and sets them up for success.”
– Otha Thornton, President of the National PTA, 2013-2015
“I completed a book about how to succeed in school and life. I feel awesome! I feel like I’m really going to do it!”
Outcomes: Students ages kindergarten to college will create a personal “GPS”, Game Plan for a Successful future using 7 Steps for Empowering Youth: Self-Awareness Developing Grit and a Growth Mindset. It’s a game-changing reflective action journal that helps young people explore passion, discover motivation and find their paths to success. Mentors and caring adults will gain insight how to link learning and sustain the momentum with ongoing reflective activities that help America’s youth express their thoughts and feeling about their interests, hopes, goals, and dreams for their future.
Purpose: Inspiring potential and transforming lives in education and health.™
“Together, we can, and will engage, equip, and empower™ America’s youth. Our collective impact will inspire our young people to dream, believe, and achieve.”
– Jim Cantoni, Founder of Realizing Dreams
Realizing Dreams Introduction and Overview
Summary: “What they got out of it is a clear road map to their success and it came from inside of them. It made it easier for me to get them focused on what they want to do in the future, like getting in to college and doing positive things in their life. It made it easier to make them change.-” Educator, Bridgeport, CT
Help kids feel they will be a “TON more successful”.
See a student empowering other students, minutes after completing her “GPS”, Game Plan for a Successful future.
“Now they are going to start accomplishing something.” – a proud Hartford dad