We accomplish our mission through a holistic approach to personal and family self-efficacy in the following 4 program pillar areas:
- Mental & Physical Wellness
- Educational Attainment
- Workforce/Career Development
- Financial Literacy/Capability
Self-efficacy in these areas produces, sustainable entrepreneurs and homeowners, which produces thriving, sustainable communities.
Educate Youth and Adults on baseline human physical and mental wellness norms for adequate self-care and upward mobility in their education, careers and financial capability
Encourage participants to understand the impact that family, peers, culture, media, technology and other factors have on health behaviors
Expose participants to the products and services available to enhance and maintain optimal levels of health and wellness, for themselves and their family
Show parents the importance of early learning and the benefits to their children in school and the job market
Educate and support parents to become actively involved in their child’s academic learning experience from Pre-K-12
Introduce parents and students to the college readiness process and educate them on navigating the process successfully
Expose parents and students to post-secondary education options and certification programs that lead to above livable wage paying careers
Engage private sector business partners in the academic process to help with career development in high demand industries and career paths that pay above a livable wage
Facilitate collaboration and foster public private partnerships with workforce development partners that build a shared vision and strategy among youth and adults, that support the growth of a next generation workforce that includes the equitable inclusion of diversity in the “C Suite” and middle management.
Hone soft and hard skill through public, private partnerships, so students and parents have exceptional employability skills upon entering the workforce
Understand the concept of performance improvement and positive feedback in the workplace.
Motivation to adopt the previous 3 pillars in order to establish the financial self-efficacy required to make sustainable homeownership and entrepreneurship a reality
Understanding and ability to navigate the banking system properly, and in a way that supports savings and asset building through the positive use of banking products and services
Ability to establish S.M.A.R.T based financial goals, and accomplish those goals through, money management, budgeting, research and savings
Knowledge of potential best practices for financial management while in college, including selecting a financial institution and determining the financial value of a course of study in post-secondary and/or professional certification programs
The impact of so many of our women leaders on the community was definitely showcased throughout the CSE RCEDI Summit 2019 and in so many diverse areas. Way to go women! Thank you again Deirdra Cox & Dr. Rhonda Anderson for your leadership in creating the space for such critical conversations
Rebecca Jean Baptiste – CEOGovernment Funding Guru’s
Congratulations Deirdra Cox and Rhonda Anderson on you tremendously successful RCEDI Summit 2019 at the John Maxwell Leadership Center in Duluth!
Dr. Faye Hargrove – CEOThe Better Choices Group
Synovus is very proud to be a sponsor of the RCEDI Summit 2019 discussion very important topics as Resources for Community and Economic Development Impact. Green Table Talk panelists shared some amazing experiences and discuss opportunities to partner to continue our focus. We appreciate CSE’s mission “Together We Build Thriving & Sustainable People”. Thanks for an amazing Summit and look forward to the 2020 Summit.