WHAT WE DO
Developing tomorrow's leaders today
Through high-quality youth personal development and leadership training.
GBC offers social-emotional intervention and prevention services, empowering youth in the areas of Leadership, Image, Financial management and Etiquette (L.I.F.E. skills), such as:
Proficiency enrichment through professional tutoring, homework help, test prep, and a safe space to access virtual learning with supplemental coaching.
Life and on-the-job skills development, such as problem solving, self efficacy, team work, financial literacy, and early technical training. Exposure to as many pathways to success as possible.
Personal development and leadership skills training, such as critical thinking, decision making, effective communication, mastery of emotions, and self motivation
Gentlemen By Choice Community Development Corporation’s vision is to educate, equip, and empower youth to exceed the complex demands of an ever-changing world.
Gentlemen By Choice’s primary mission is "developing tomorrow’s leaders today." The secondary mission is to revolutionize youth mentorship by intentionally raising organizational standards and delivering a high-quality program that provides youth substance, strategies, and practices that will prepare them for the 21 Century workforce and social engagement.
Founded by two educators, Richard Jack III and Antanus Pullum
Launched as a 501c3 nonprofit
Expanded to serve youth and families in Hawaii
Ladies by Choice, GBC’s sister program, launched to serve young ladies in Hawaii and Southern Nevada.
Expanded operations to South Central Los Angeles
Ty’s Place launched as a safe space for youth to learn, grow, and reach their full potential. The facility rapidly became a “hub” for partner organizations to receive organizational training and provide quality services to youth.
Meet the Team
Richard Jack III
Chief Executive Officer
Public Relations Coordinator
Chief Financial Officer/
Special Project Coordinator
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