Every day there seems to be more news about crime and violence in our local schools and communities. Once an at-risk high school student, Be Someone founder Orrin Hudson knows what it's like to lack direction. Today, through his motivational programs and chess lessons, he is helping thousands of kids stay out of trouble and lead successful lives "one move at a time". Watch Orrin talk about the program here.
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News, programs and events that are helping kids to Be Someone.
Saturday, April 14, 2018 noted youth mentor and anti-violence activist Orrin “Checkmate” Hudson will use a life-size chessboard to bring life lessons to students in Akron, Ohio. This event will be sponsored by NLP Aqua Solutions and The Limitless You.
On Saturday, April 7, noted youth mentor and anti-violence activist Orrin “Checkmate” Hudson will use a life-size chessboard to bring life lessons to students at Chicago's Marriott Midway. Students ages 10 through 21
Diane Daniels Adoma was born in Bainbridge, Georgia and resides in Stonecrest and is City Councilwoman for Stonecrest District #5. She is a veteran business woman and community leader. Adoma holds a PhD in Leadership and Organization Management with an emphasis in Human Resource Management from Capella University.
“Be Someone” has taught the game of chess to and counseled more than 50,000 at-risk youth with a goal of reaching a million. Chess demands creative thinking and that critical thinking ability can become the difference between a life on the streets and a life of success.