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On Saturday, August 5, 2017, noted youth mentor and anti-violence and crime activist Orrin “Checkmate” Hudson will use a life-size chessboard to bring life lessons to students in Stonecrest at the Fairfield Inn & Suites, 7850 Stonecrest Lithonia , GA.30038
Orrin Checkmate Hudson, “Master Motivator Teacher and Mentor”, will hold his annual Chess Leadership Camp from July 17, through July 21 in Stone Mountain, Georgia. This week long leadership camp will be from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with early drop-off and late pickup available.
The Richmond County Marshal's Office, in partnership with Tabernacle Baptist Church, and in an effort to help empower our youth, is excited to bring youth mentor and anti-violence activist Orrin "Checkmate" Hudson to Augusta on June 30.
“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.