Children & Youth Prevention Empowerment Network (CYPEN)
Concept Co-Developer & Project Manager
The Children & Youth Prevention Empowerment Network (CYPEN) is a strategic solution-based approach to addressing traumatic childhood experiences that lead to adverse childhood memories and long-term emotional trauma.
CYPEN empowers a network of crisis response teams to support young children whose families have been specifically affected by the heroin/opioid epidemic, homelessness, sexual abuse, violent crimes, incarceration, and truancy.
CYPEN is a division of Zion Education Center, Inc.
Operation Lighthouse Project
Fiscal Manager & Program Evaluator
Operation Lighthouse is a coalition of faith-based organizations within the Shenango Valley working together to implement a holistic approach of engagement that responds to the growing substance abuse and mental health crisis that our children, youth, and adults face on a daily basis.
The Operation Lighthouse Project is based on four pillars of engagement: 1) Awareness & Call to Action; 2) Synergy & Mentoring; 3) Referrals & Treatments and; 4) Support & Recovery.
The Operation Lighthouse Project is a program of Minority Health Center, Inc.