ONE HANDSHAKE ONE PEACE NFP EST. 2020

 
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MISSION 

Purpose Statement 

To bring an end to crime and hate by creating content and resources that educate,inform and inspire our communities.To develop young people into strategic leaders with transferable skills.

 

OUR VISION

Our ultimate vision is to have a learning center, free from violence, judgement and hate! Allowing Chicagoland’s most under-resourced neighborhoods’ to full access to our services. Our team will engage kids and youth in immersive experiences that will inspire our future leaders. By spreading love , respecting each other,  having patience and understanding! We envision One Handshake One Peace NFP to allow our kids and youth to have access to after school programs. Our dedicated team envisions fair chances and endless possibilities with the goal of success!
One Handshake One Peace NFP Est.2020 breaks down the barriers between underserved and under-resourced communities. By partnering with other NFP’s we will be able to offer  resources and tools needed for young kids and youth to become successful​ leaders.

 

ONE HANDSHAKE ONE PEACE NFP EST. 2020 BOARD MEMBERS

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One Handshake One Peace NFP Est. 2020, has come from the exceptional talent and true passion to inspire and empower our youth! 


Be kind to everyone, even to people that are not treating you right,
Be yourself even though you not getting the credit,
Don’t fear failure,
Though times will make you stronger,
Believe in self-power and never lose your hope,
Have your vision clear,
Stay dedicated to yourself and to others.
Love yourself and love others,"

-Marta Belciak

MARTA BELCIAK

Marta Belciak is the Founder of One Handshake One Peace NFP Est. 2020. Marta is highly involved in many different local projects as well as volunteering internationally. Marta has devoted and is continuing to invest her time to improving and inspiring our youth, our future leaders. Prior to starting One Handshake One Peace NFP, in 2015 Marta Belciak has volunteered with IVHQ organization teaching English language to underprivileged kids in South Africa. In 2017 the founder of One Handshake One Peace NFP, joined the United States’ government organization Peace Corps. Her involvement and dedication to Chicagoland communities has positively impacted services to help Foster Kids and At-Risk Youth, raising funds, school supplies, clothing and other since early as 2007.

 Marta Belciak has established a distinguished career of working in the financial field since 2006 and has received multiple regional awards and recognitions of Customer Index Satisfaction. Currently Marta is an active member of Board of Directors and Founder of One Handshake One Peace NFP Est.2020, and also is proud to serve working for Busey Bank

VIRIDIANA JACOBO

Viridiana is a Spanish High School teacher. She is a first generation college graduate.She has an Associate in Psychology, a B.A in Spanish and a Masters in Latin American Literatures and Cultures. Viridiana  has been tutoring since high school. She has experience working with toddlers and High schoolers. Viridiana has been working with children from different ethnic and social backgrounds. She is passionate about preparing kids with the tools they will need to succeed in life and to become the leaders our communities need. 

ALBERTO ALEMAN

Member of the Board of Directors.

 
 

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WHAT SERVICES WILL WE HAVE? 

  •  Internet Access

  • Access to computers

  • Music classes for beginners

  • Free access to musical instruments – per request

  • Music recording studio

  • Budgeting classes – “Save Smart”

  • In-person support & tutoring

  • Counseling 

  • Resume building classes

 
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