Know Your Purpose Foundation

Know Your Purpose Foundation K.Y.P is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established to empower, educate, mentor, and provide support for youth and young adults. Key areas of focus are: Self-Esteem Building, Spiritual/Personal Growth, Domestic Violence Awareness, Community Service, College/Career Planning, Health & Fitness,Get Back On Track Program, Sisterhood & Brotherhood
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Mission: Our mission is to guide our youth & young adults towards their purpose. We promote self-love & the development of their own natural gifts & abilities. These concepts allow them to understand & recognize their potential is unlimited. Our programs & workshops build character, encourage personal growth, & create independent thinkers. Our motto: Know Your Worth, Discover Your Purpose

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KYP is back!!! We are excited about our new collaboration with Goddess By B Jolene and mentoring our next generation of ...
08/24/2020

KYP is back!!! We are excited about our new collaboration with Goddess By B Jolene and mentoring our next generation of female entrepreneurs!

03/22/2018

New youth programming & events coming soon! Stay tuned!

02/23/2017

THIS SUNDAY!!!!!

A CELEBRATION OF YOU!!
YOUTH BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM
2PM
EUCLID PUBLIC LIBRARY
631 E. 222nd St
EUCLID Ohio 44123

06/08/2016

Stay tuned for what's coming you don't want to miss it!!!

02/05/2015

On This Day In Black History:

February 5, 1990
Columbia University graduate and Harvard University law student Barack Obama became the first African American named president of the Harvard Law Review.

February 5, 1866
Congressman Thaddeus Stevens offered an amendment to Freedmen's Bureau bill authorizing the distribution of public land and confiscated land to freedmen and loyal refugees in forty acre lots. The measure was defeated in the House by a vote of 126 to 37. A Black delegation, led by Frederick Douglas called on President Johnson and urged ballots for former slaves. Meeting ended in disagreement and controversy after Johnson reiterated his opposition to Black suffrage.

02/04/2015

On This Day In Black History:

February 4, 1913:
Rosa Parks (born Rosa Louise McCauley) was born on this day in Tuskegee, Alabama

February 4, 1794
France abolishes slavery. The nation will have a lukewarm commitment to abolition and will, under Napoleon, reestablish slavery in 1802 along with the reinstitution of the "Code noir", prohibiting blacks, mulattoes and other people of color from entering French colonial territory or intermarrying with whites.

February 4, 1986
A stamp of Sojourner Truth is issued by the U.S. Postal Service

02/03/2015

On This Day In Black History:

February 3, 1989
Former Saint Louis Cardinals first baseman Bill White is named president of the National League. He is the first African American to head a major sports league.

February 3, 1956
Autherine J. Lucy becomes the first black student to attend the University of Alabama. She was expelled three days later "for her own safety" in response to threats from a mob. In 1992 Autherine Lucy Foster graduated from the University with a master’s degree in education. The same day, her daughter, Grazia Foster, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in corporate finance.

February 3, 1920
The Negro Baseball League founded.

12/25/2014

Wishing everyone a happy & safe holiday season from the Know Your Purpose family to yours.

Our Know Your Purpose Akron Chapter has been selected as one of Akron's 2014 Blue Line Charity Partners for the Akron Ma...
04/17/2014
Team KYP | Sondi Taylor's Fundraiser on CrowdRise

Our Know Your Purpose Akron Chapter has been selected as one of Akron's 2014 Blue Line Charity Partners for the Akron Marathon and is taking donations. Please help them so they can help the youth. It takes a village to raise a child and our children are our future!

Know Your Purpose Foundation Akron chapter is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established to empower, educate, mentor, and provide support for youth and young adults. We know that it takes a village to raise a child and that our children are our future! Our mission is to enrich the lives of yout…

Our KYP AKRON CHAPTER has been selected as one of Akrons Blue Line Charity Partners for the Akron Marathon. If you are i...
04/15/2014
Marathon selects charity partners for 2014

Our KYP AKRON CHAPTER has been selected as one of Akrons Blue Line Charity Partners for the Akron Marathon. If you are interested in joining us please inbox Sondi Taylor Jennifer Jencredible Johnson or myself, Bridgette Jolene Check out the article below.
#TEAM_KYP

Those accepted into the Blue Line Charity Program allows the groups to use the Akron Marathon as a fundraiser without having to plan and organize an event themselves.

03/23/2014

KYP Youth Organization is so excited to begin our 2014 Spring & Summer Programming beginning April 19th. We have new mentors, new youth opportunities, new collaborations and many community events planned for 2014. Stay connected for updates and event postings. If you live in the Akron/Canton area we have KYP AKRON to service the youth in your area. We look forward to working with the youth and our community.

03/13/2014

Hello all! Please have a blessed and productive day!

02/28/2014

Did you know on this day in 1984 Michael Jackson (musician) wins eight grammy awards?

02/27/2014

Did you know on this day in 1988, Debi Thomas (figure skater) becomes the first Black American to win a medal at the Winter Olympics?

02/26/2014

Did you know on this day in 1926 Theodore "Georgia Deacon" Flowers becomes the first Black middle-weight boxing champion?

02/24/2014

Did you know on this day in 1864, Rebecca Lee Crumpler becomes the first Black woman to earn a medical degree by graduating from the New England Female Medical College?

02/17/2014

Did you know on this day in 1942, Huey Newton (founder of the Black Panther Party) was born as well as Michael Jeffrey Jordan (basketball legend) in 1963?

02/14/2014

Happy Valentine's Day to all of you from Know Your Purpose Foundation! Have a beautiful day!

02/14/2014

Did you know on this day in 1965 Malcolm X's house was bombed days before his is assassinated?

02/13/2014

Did you know on this date in 1970, Joseph L Searles becomes the first Black member of the New York Stock Exchange?

02/13/2014
Henry Johnson Academy & Henry Johnson Center

Don't forget... Please share!

Summer Session is almost full for the Cleveland Campus of the Henry Johnson Academy! If you missed the last orientation, the final one for Summer is February 15, 2014 at 11AM. Please contact us today for more information. Spread the word!

02/11/2014

Did you know on this day in 1990 Nelson Mandela ~ (South African President and political activist) was released from prison after 27 years? May he rest in peace!

02/06/2014

Did you know on this day in 1945 Bob Marley (reggae god) was born?

02/05/2014

Did you know that on this day in 1934 Hank Aaron, the baseball home run king was born.

02/04/2014
Henry Johnson Academy & Henry Johnson Center

Know Your Purpose Foundation is partnering with the Henry Johnson Center to assist in the lowering of illiteracy & dropout rates. If you know a teen mom who needs assistance graduating or a student who is struggling passing the OGT to graduate please inbox myself or contact the Henry Johnson Center today. There are scholarships available.

Summer Session is almost full for the Cleveland Campus of the Henry Johnson Academy! If you missed the last orientation, the final one for Summer is February 15, 2014 at 11AM. Please contact us today for more information. Spread the word!

02/04/2014

Did you know on this day in 1913 that Rosa Parks, the initiator of the Montgomery Bus Boycott was born?

02/03/2014

This Day in Black History, Feb. 3, 1920 the Negro Baseball League celebrates its 86th anniversary.

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