EMPOWERING OURSELVES INC.
Marsha Mathis is the Executive Director. She brings over 33 years of public school teaching experience to the job. Marsha graduated from City College of New York with a B.A. in Education; a Master's degree in Early Childhood Education and a Master's degree in Special Education.
Incorporated in 2012, Empowering Ourselves, Inc. is a Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to empower at-risk youth, reduce violence, and encourage young people to think about the importance of respect for self and community. To fulfill our mission, we conduct community-engaging events that seek to raise the collective consciousness of the entire neighborhood; and we provide dynamic youth programs that place the vulnerable boys and girls of this community on an early path to success.