HANDY’s mission is to embrace, educate, and empower vulnerable youth to become engaged, productive adults.
HANDY annually serves more than 1,300 at-risk children who participate in comprehensive programs that focus on education, youth development, and economic self-sufficiency.
BY THE NUMBERS...
Lives are changed | 97% youth moved to the next grade and improve
academically | 95% of youth graduated high school and 100% of them enrolled in college/technical school.
Lives are saved | 94% of the youth did not engage in criminal activities.
Dreams come true | 68% of college students graduate as compared to 3% nationally for same population of youth.
Who are HANDY's Board of Directors???
HANDY is guided by a volunteer Board of Directors representing corporate, professional, and community-based organizations. Individual members are selected for their leadership abilities, talent, experience, and dedication.
HANDY's 2012/2013 Board of Directors
Chair: Lucy Weber, Realtor, Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Florida 1st
Vice Chair: Barbara Burnette, Entrepreneur
Treasurer: Susan Smith, Marcum LLP
Secretary: Nicole Jackson-Akers, Indian Creek Country Club
Marcelle Abell-Rosen, MD, MPH Diplomate, Internal Medicine
Elaine Appel, Guardian ad Litem
Eric Coffman, Esq. Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Sean Coyle, Esq., AkermanSenterfitt
Suzanne M. Driscoll, Shutts& Bowen, LLP
Hillary Fox, Broward College
Nicole Jackson-Akers, Indian Creek Country Club
Kathryn Krause MN, ARNP Guardian ad Litem, Community Volunteer
Judge Phyllis Kotey, FIU College of Law
Marsha Levy, Guardian ad Litem, Community Volunteer
Ian Lis, Esq., Tripp Scott
Chad Moss, Moss & Associates
Raul Vega, CEO Auxis
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