About us

Providing Guidance For A Brighter Tomorrow

Who We Are

Knowledge For Living, Inc. is a 501C non-profit educational organization. We offer a combination of learning experiences that aim to develop not only knowledge and attitudes, but also skills which are needed to make decisions and take positive actions to change behaviors and environments. We serve the poor and the disadvantaged by assisting in improving the quality of life through education. We firmly believe that communities, no matter how disadvantaged, provided the tools and resources, can not only help themselves , but can help each other.

Our educational programs emphasize the importance of gaining cultural authority in an effort to provide critical thinking that will express the ideas necessary to shape the society which we live. We emphasize skill based education. We envision building upon our previous success by developing additional programs and activities.

Knowledge For Living, Inc. recognizes the importance of education. The divorce rate, single parent homes, the economy and other influences, has contributed to the breakdown of family. One of Knowledge for Living, Inc. goals is to give families and their children an opportunity to spend time together in a structured environment that includes outlets for study and educational advancement.

Knowledge For Living, Inc.'s mission is to: assist in stabilizing the educational deprivation in targeted communities. KFL mission is also to reach out more to public schools by way of our corporate volunteers' skills. Our programs will enhance the educational competence of the youth by providing a supportive, engaging, and exciting learning environment.

Knowledge For Living, Inc.'s Vision is to: promote increased interest in education among residents in target communities. Emphasis is placed on the youth through planned programs and scholarships. We encourage the development of personal goals and leadership potential.

Knowledge For Living, Inc. provides educational and training programs that empower at risk youth, women and families to develop skills that will bring them closer to economic self sufficiency.

We offer foreign languages to meet the need of the community. Currently, our program includes Spanish, English and Arabic.

 

Mission Statement

Knowledge For Living, Inc.'s mission is to assist in stabilizing the social, economic, and educational deprivation in low income communities. We want to enhance the social and educational competence of the communities by providing a supportive, engaging, and exciting learning environment. We involve families and neighbors in advocacy that advances the cause of community and family stability.

Our vision is to:

  • Promote increased interest in education among the youth through planned programs and scholarships

  • Encourage the development of personal goals and leadership potential

  • Establish and promote civic and social service activities for youth and adults.

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