The Courage To Believe International presents

The 4th Annual Black on Black Crime Solutions Panel

Be sure to check out the first three Black On Black Crime Solutions Panel discussions. This year we’ll be at Miami-Dade College/North Campus, Saturday, June 10th. Our track record speaks for itself – we’re committed to bringing this event to every major urban city in America. We are looking for supporters and corporate Sponsors – click here for 4th Annual Black Crime Solutions Panel Sponsorship Proposal-2017.

Courage To Believe International, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)3, organization that provides mentoring, educational, enrichment and chess programs for at risk youths and young adults in South Florida communities between the ages of 12 to 21 years. Since 2009, we’ve served over 5,000 students all over Florida. Our goal is to save 50 students from the school-to-prison pipeline each year. Take a look at our Amazing 2017 Program Booklet! Thank you to all of our Sponsors/Supporters & Volunteers: 2017 Black On Black Crime Solutions Program Booklet PDF Support us support our community, GoFundMe: https://www.gofundme.com/25wmxyfc & Facebook: Courage To Believe International.

2017 Panelist – In collaboration with Miami-Dade College: Caribbean Students, Haitian Ibo Club, Tropical Beat, Minorities of the Future:
  • *Carolyn “Kiani” Nesbitt, CEO/President, Concerned African Women, Inc.
  • *T. Willard Fair, President of Miami Urban League
  • *Carlos Martinez, Miami-Dade Public Defender
  • *Pastor Anthony Sanders, Commissioner of Hallandale
  • *Amare Amari, NuGame Movement Mentoring
  • *Sasha Smith, Miami Dade College, #CaribbeanBeats

  • Supporters – Volunteers – Sponsors:
    Thank You – 2017 Top Sponsors
  • Juan Perez, Miami-Dade Police Department
  • SapiBon – Haitian Restaurant
  • Dales Tires of Fort Lauderdale
  • Rodney Baltimore of HOT 105
  • Higher Vision Ministries
  • Nikki’s Marinade
  • 7 Types of Kings, Queens, Desire” new self-help/relationship book.
  • Fight Fight USA

  • Thank You – 2017 Top Supporters
  • City of Opa-Locka, Mayor Lady Myra Taylor
  • Commissioner Matthew A. Pigatt, Opa-Locka
  • Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, 24th District of Florida
  • Miami-Dade Public Defenders Office
  • Urban League of Greater Miami
  • DiCove Maze, LLC.
  • Village Girls FL.
  • iHustle Academy
  • BJ’s
  • Woosler Delisfort, Photographer
  • Target Corporation
  • Sky View Creative Circle, LLC.


  • Our goal is to:
    1) Keep our C2B Chess Mentoring Program going. 2) Continue the success of the 3rd Annual Black On Black Crime Solutions Panel on July 16th. 3) Assist students seeking a higher education with our new Queen Rosette Pierre Scholarship. 4) If the prisons can raise billions of dollars a year to send our community members to live in their facilities then we can raise $1,000,000.00 to keep them out. 5) Find a way to pitch in your support of our efforts. *Support/Donate – GoFundme https://www.gofundme.com/crimesolutionpanel
    We are looking for Volunteers – Reach out to via Email: thecouragetobelieve@gmail.com.
    *Read July 1st Newspaper Article on our annual event- Pelican Post, pages 10 & 27.
    *Vendors can download the vendor application here.

    For our distant supporters that can’t make it to South Florida but want to watch it on Youtube – The King Kevin Show
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    2016 Panelist: * Florence Taylor Barner, Broward Judicial Candidate, Group 3
    * Judge Kal Evans, retention election, Group 2
    * Broward Sheriff, Scott Israel
    * Dale Holness, Broward County Commissioner, District 9
    * Phyllis Pritcher, Broward Judicial Candidate, Group 2
    * Judge Matthew Destry, retention election, Group 15
    * Roshawn Banks, Attorney
    * Willie Jones, Candidate for Broward Sheriff
    * Neva Rainfort-Smith, Asst. State Attorney
    * Dr. Ak Tousa, International Socio Pathologist
    * Valencia Gunder, Community Activist, Miami
    *Student Minister, Roland Muhammad,
       Nation of Islam
    * Gino M. Herring, Supervisor of Elections Office
    * Anthony Malcolm, Radio Show Host

    Thank you! Our KICKSTARTER Fundraiser Campaign was a SUCCESS! We raised $2,187 on April 2017! This year we’re raising $5,000 – help us get there, by donating here: GoFundMe Hosted by Kevin “King” Dorival in partnership with Miami-Dade College

     

    Donations/Sponsorships are tax deductible – Courage To Believe International, Inc. is a 501(c)3 organization. Sponsors & Supporters - 2nd Annual Black On Black Crime Solutions Panel

    2015 Panelist:

      • Reverend Dr. O’Neal Dozier – Pastor, Dr. Rosiland Osgood – Educator. Connie Moss – Entrepreneur, Mr. McLawernce – Civil Attorney. James DePelisi – Crime Commission. Hood Deizel – Music Artist.
    When/Where: May 16, 2015 at 1:00pm. African-American Research Library & Cultural Center. 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL. 33311. BlackOn-Black-Crime-Solutions-Website Panelist On Stage/ May 16, 2015. 200 concerned citizens at attendance. Black On Black Crime Solutions Panel Original Panelist/ May 2014. 40 concerned citizens at attendance.  

    Incarceration Facts:

    1.  A black man under the age of 35 who did not graduate from high school has a greater chance of being in prison than in the workforce.
    2. In 1972 state spending was $6.7b (£4b). By 2010, it had grown to $53.2b – from 1.9% to 3.3% of overall state budgets. (Source: International Centre for Prison Studies, 2011-2013)
    3. More than half are black or Hispanic and come from “the most disadvantaged segments of the population.
    4. 5.5 million guns were manufactured in 2010, which was one of the highest-volume years in history. Another 2.84 million foreign-made guns were imported in 2010. (Source: ATF – Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms)
    5. Children with parents that are incarcerated is 6x’s as likely to be incarcerated.
    6. 1 in 19 for Black women, 1 in 45 for Hispanic women, 1 in 118 for White women goes to prison.
    7. 1 in every 15 Black men, 1 in every 36 Hispanic men, 1 in every 106 White men goes to prison.
    8. Over 2 million people are incarcerated in the U.S. and 49% of them are black.
    9. Florida Department of Corrections housed 100,445 inmates in its 55 state prisons, including seven private prisons.
    10. I want to do everything I can to prevent our youth from being shipped from School to Prison.
      Your support keeps the program alive. Download our “BlackCrime-Solutions-Panel Sponsorship Proposal.”
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