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Hardly a day goes by that we aren't subjected to headlines about youngsters getting in trouble, deep trouble. We here at 'Be Someone' mourn the loss of each and every child and share in the pain caused so many families. We truly believe if we had these children in our classroom the outcomes would have been success instead of failure. Here is a list of kids in trouble. There was a better way. Read more here.

Juvenile courts in the U.S. handle nearly 1.4 million delinquency cases per year.

The U.S. Government spends more money on incarcerated people than on each child in the public school system.

The U.S. locks up a larger share of its youth population than any other developed country.

After-school activities for children are decreasing as schools deteriorate and city parks and recreational facilities suffer funding cutbacks.

World Renowned Les Brown on Board Supporting "Be Someone"

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News and Events

News, programs and events that are helping kids to Be Someone.

Champions of Education Awards

The Rotary Club of Stone Mountain is set to host the Second Annual Champions of Education event, Saturday, March 18, at the Georgia Piedmont Technical College DeKalb Conference Center, 495 N. Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, GA 30021.

Be Someone Inc. To Host Free ‘move With Love’ Day Feb 25

The ”Moving With Love” event will be held Saturday, Feb. 25, 1 – 3 p.m. at the organization’s Stone Mountain training center, 949 Stephenson Rd. Adults and young people 7-17 and welcome. Although not required, reservations are requested and may be made at

Chess For Peace – Free Family Fun!

It's Time To Clean Up Our Street. Not next month. Not next year. NOW! Peace, positivity and purpose provide the power to "Checkmate" crime and violence.

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