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Welcome to Students Combating Bullying Connection, Inc. (SCB Connection), a dynamic 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to going beyond the conventional approach in supporting the holistic growth of youth and young adults. Our mission is not just about combating bullying; it's about empowering the next generation with essential life skills to navigate the complexities of life successfully.
At SCB Connection, our mission is to empower youth and young adults through transformative learning experiences offered in our flagship program, The Enrichment Program. Through dynamic collaboration with guardians, educators, administrators, and community leaders, we aspire to cultivate profound and lasting impacts in the lives of young individuals.
Our vision is clear – to establish and sustain a solid, long-term presence in the realm of youth and young adult enrichment. We aim to be a beacon of positive change, shaping the future leaders of tomorrow.
The Enrichment Program:
At the heart of our initiatives lies The Enrichment Program, a transformative experience implemented in two powerful ways – Community Implementation and In-School Implementation. Community Implementation brings our program directly to the heart of neighborhoods, utilizing spaces like YMCAs, libraries, and churches. In-School Implementation seamlessly integrates The Enrichment Program into the educational system, creating a comprehensive approach to youth development.
The Enrichment Program focuses on two vital competencies: Social Emotional Learning and Conflict Management. These competencies empower participants to become not only resilient individuals but also well-rounded citizens, preparing them for the challenges of life, college, and the workforce, all while instilling principles to combat bullying.
While our roots are in combating bullying, The Enrichment Program goes above and beyond by addressing a myriad of social concerns that youth and young adults face daily. From peer pressure and self-esteem to navigating social media boundaries and building healthy relationships, our program equips participants with the tools they need for success.
We are proud to collaborate with esteemed partners such as Walmart in Frisco, Texas, THRIVE, Inc., Dallas Park & Recreation, and Your Voice Foundation. Together, we are building a network that amplifies our impact and strengthens our commitment to youth enrichment.
Join us on this transformative journey at SCB Connection, where we believe in empowering today's youth to shape a brighter, more compassionate future. Explore The Enrichment Program, and let's inspire positive change together.
Welcome to the inspiring genesis of Students Combating Bullying Connection, Inc. (SCB Connection, Inc.), a visionary endeavor sparked by the passion and commitment of our founder, Demetré Bivins, in August 2014. Rooted in a profound desire to empower the potential of youth and young adults while addressing the pervasive issue of bullying, Demetré brings a wealth of expertise and a unique blend of qualifications to this transformative initiative.
Demetré holds a bachelor's degree in Management and a master's degree in Conflict Management, backed by over 20 years of impactful experience in Human Resources. Her professional journey encompasses diverse areas such as conflict management, leadership development, educational content development, employee relations, and training facilitation. An active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Demetré extends her influence as a board member for key organizations, including the John W. Carpenter Elementary School Site-Based Decision-Making Committee, the City of Arlington, Texas Diversion Advisory, and Your Voice Foundation.
Demetré's dedication extends beyond the boardroom, manifesting in meaningful community involvement since 2014. Her multifaceted contributions include teaching The Enrichment Program, tutoring students for standardized tests, mentoring at-risk high school students, and enlightening students on the nuances of social media. This rich tapestry of experience underscores her commitment to effecting positive change in the lives of youth and young adults.
Having spent years training and developing organizational leaders in emotional intelligence and conflict management, Demetré made a significant life choice to transition from the corporate world to pursue her calling: making a profound difference in the lives of the next generation. As a single mother to an adult son, she intimately understands the challenges faced by today's youth. Her adeptness at navigating crucial conversations on youth issues and guiding her son on the entrepreneurial path showcases her holistic approach to leadership.
Demetré's unique combination of professional acumen, community engagement, and maternal insight seamlessly aligns with the mission of SCB Connection, Inc. It is through her visionary leadership that we aspire to create a nurturing environment for youth and young adults, fostering personal growth, resilience, and a steadfast commitment to combatting bullying. Welcome to a journey fueled by compassion, expertise, and the unwavering dedication of our founder, Demetré Bivins.