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our supporters

We are grateful for the love & support for our program

community organization


We were honored to receive the Brandon T. Moore Excellence in Leadership Award from the Durham-based Thomas Mentor Leadership Academy.


This award recognizes outstanding leaders in the Durham Community who have and are giving back to the youth. Thank you Rev. Larry E. Thomas, founder & CEO of the Thomas Mentoring Leadership Academy, for this honor and recognition of the work You & Five-O is doing in the community with our youth.

youth presentations

The Youth Advisory Council was overwhelmingly supportive of the presentation with several of the youth specifically stating what an important and timely training this is in light of recent national issues. The atmosphere was one where the youth felt safe to ask questions. The consensus from the BECOMING Youth Advisory Council was that Ms. Council should take the You & Five-O message out into the community with the belief that others would benefit from it.

- Jennifer Meade, Former BECOMING Project Supervisor

*From our inaugural presentation, 6.1.2015*

our core supporters

  • April Browne, Owner of Zelken Financial Services & Ret. Durham City Police Captain

  • Steven Chalmers, Co-Executive Director of Hayti Reborn-Justice Movement, Ret. Durham City Chief of Police

  • Harmony Chavis, Director of Development for TABLE NC

  • Kisha Etheridge, Grant Manager for Durham City Police Department

  • Jacqueline Fountain, Owner of RJ's Fish & Wings, Ret. Durham City Master Police Officer

  • Robert Fountain, Sheriff of Granville County, Owner of RJ's Fish & Wings

  • Ronald Mangum, Retired Clinical Assistant Professor, UNC-Chapel Hill School of Social Work

  • M. Michaux Parker, Ph.D., Statistical Analyst. Associate Dean,  School of Humanities and Social Sciences Associate Professor & Chair, Department of Criminal Justice & Political Science of Indiana University East, Richmond, Indiana

  • Crystal K. Roberts, Director of Strategic Communications, Durham Public Schools


Special thanks to Greg Scott who urged the founder to seek her passion, thank you Greg.

Thanks to the small village of individuals who support the founder's vision.

law enforcement

local law enforcement

You & Five-O partners with local law enforcement agencies to bring our important presentations to their communities; we are grateful for their support.

We are currently under contract with Kinston Police Department. Find out more about their department by clicking their name above.

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