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We strive to restore the self worth, self esteem and pride of the African Caribbean

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The problem

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The educational under-achievement, and over-representation in the penal system in the British African-Caribbean community, has a knock on effect on every other aspect of black peoples lives. It is a by-product of centuries of systemic failure. This needs to be addressed urgently.

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Mission Statement

" Let not Mercy and Truth Forsake You; Bind them Around Your Neck, Write them on the Tablet of Your Heart"

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My Justice is Humanity's Justice

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Yvonne Lee Opebiyi

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Creed

I am of the human race therefore Justice, Freedom, Fairness, Equality in all aspects is mine by all moral standards.

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Yvonne Lee Opebiyi

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Aim

Have the Value of the Black person recognised and UPHELD  IN EVERY FIELD.

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ENCOURAGE the AFRICAN CARIBBEAN person USING PRIDE IN THEIR HISTORY OF RESILIENCE to improve SELF-CONCEPT, SELF-WORTH, AND ULTIMATELY SELF RELIANCE.

The Solution

We address deeply entrenched notions of poor self-worth by the African- Caribbean, and unjustifiable ill-conceived concepts of the African-Caribbean by the wider society, through the following programmes.

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EDUCATION

We work with all students from primary and secondary schools to educate on black history and culture.

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PUBLIC SERVICES

We work with the police, educators and health providers to enhance understanding of socio-cultural factors the British African- Caribbean experiences.

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BUSINESS

We develop partnerships with businesses that are concerned by the lack of diversity in their leadership teams and boards as well as wider workforce, to improve equal opportunities.

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News $ Updates

There is no greater challenge than searching for self, no greater joy than discovering self and no greater satisfaction than allowing self to reach its highest potential.

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Yvonne Lee Opebiyi

 

Success Stories

Ms. Opebiyi, my friend, confidant and sister in Christ. You are a true portrait of positivity, encouragement and mentor to  all of us who are privileged to Know you. You have a natural gift of relating to people, and your life experiences as you tell them, forces us to be the best we can be. You see our better selves even when we can’t, that is why you give so much of yourself to help others to excel, find meaning and their purpose in this world. Your honesty, kindness, loyalty, unconditional love and integrity are reflected in the way you live your life and in your treatment of others. You are living your purpose by giving back and paying forward. God bless you and all your endeavours.

 

Love Carol

Co worker veteran nursing home

Florida, USA. 

Reach Out

 

Email: info@guidinglightleads.com

Tel: +44 (0)77 2164 8994

Charity No: ​1191339