WHO WE ARE
A True Change is a community-based 501 (C)(3) non-profit organization founded in July 2017 by Ta’Rell Burton Sr. and his wife, Kisha Burton to address the dilemmas of urban poverty.
A True Change is owned and operated by minorities who possess a personal and direct connection to the at-risk population and lifestyle that is presently destroying Denver’s under served communities. For many high-risk children and adolescents, a window of opportunity may exist for preventive interventions to alter life trajectories in positive ways. The entire staff at A True Change wholeheartedly believes that education is the key to understanding, personal growth, and overall success.
Our mission is to promote stability and guidance to inner city
We provide innovative resolution to the issues faced in urban communities.
LARGE IMPACT SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME!
ACTS OF KINDNES
IMPACTS FOR CHANGE
To address the obstacles in high-risk communities, A True Change applies three primary objectives: all program initiatives, events, and educational curriculum were designed using this framework.
To provide encouragement, training, and education to transform at-risk youth into community leaders, dedicated to social action. Community service projects are planned based on community need and interests. We are creating change and positive growth that improves the quality of life for all.
We frame education as a way to return and help build the community instead of as a means to escape it. Every moment in the classroom is training time for future leaders and change-makers by presenting lessons that allow students to think about issues and solutions affecting their lives.
Working together on matters of public concern creates a valuable element of human life and a special kind of community connection that enables communities to prosper. To renew civic engagement, we implement three primary aspects; deliberation, collaboration, and connection to form tight networks that support continued engagement
As a result of the program’s success, Founding Directors, Ta’Rell and Kisha Burton were invited back to teach the Leadership class during the 2019-2020 school year at Colorado High School Charter, GES. An additional course will be offered; two classes will be facilitated each day. The Purpose Initiative (TPI) Leadership class will be delivered two times per day, five days per week.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR!
2018 My Brothers Keeper Award (MBK25)
The White House announced the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) initiative in February 2014. Through this national initiative, the City and County of Denver shares the vision of the MBK Alliance, which is to make the American Dream available to all boys and young men of color by eliminating gaps in their opportunities and outcomes.
The Office of Children’s Affairs is working collaboratively with youth, community members, nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, businesses, and other government agencies to identify the issues that most often keep boys and young men of color from achieving success.
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