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.
Orrin Hudson, founder of Be Someone Inc., calls day “a moment I will never forget.”
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Back-to-School Success Rally. 9am -12 Noon Saturday August 3, 2019 . Be Someone Training Center 949 Stephenson Road Stone Mountain, GA 30087. Youth mentor and anti-violence and anti-crime activist Orrin “Checkmate” Hudson, founder of Be Someone, Inc., will use a life-size chessboard to teach life lessons to students.
HOUSTON - Orrin C. Hudson, will provide free life-skills, decision-making, problem-solving classes to participants at the THE WESTIN HOUSTON, MEMORIAL CITY 945 Gessner Road, Houston, Texas, 77024
“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.