Becoming the best version of yourself!

Resources for our youth to master themselves.

  • Positive Programming

  • The Arts

Our Goals

Our youth is the greatest contribution to the future.  There are studies that the first 7 years are the most crucial for developing core beliefs into adulthood.  According to the CDC, the first 8 years can build a foundation for future learning, health and life success.   Stress and/or trauma the results can have negative impacts on the brain. whereas talking, reading, and playing can stimulate brain growth.  During the years of 8-13 and in the teenage years of 14-17, they struggle with issues that can last a significantly long time into adulthood if they do not know how to and practice resolving them.  Our goal is to provide them with positive outlets for growth through knowing and understanding themselves better and engaging in the Arts.

Through mindful, positive programming and the Arts, The "I AM" Development is committed to helping our youth gain the following while developing a mindful and positive outlook on life:

  • Inner and outer peace

  • Self confidence

  • Self love and positive self talk

  • Unity in diversity

  • Positive, creative outlets 

  • Emotional and academic development

 

Parents, guardians, caregivers, teachers, leaders, society on a whole... our youth need more than just a roof over their heads, clothes and shelter to thrive.  They need to feel safe, loved, heard, understood, guided, supported and connected to their creativity to become the positive contributors to society we hope for when we look into the eyes of a child.  Adults have much on their plates, The "I AM" Development offers some solutions that a young lady or young man can do on their own, some that they can do with other people and some that you all can do together.

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As seen on TV,  this is the book that will help shape the next generation and beyond. 

 

If you know of any young lady who has struggled with self esteem, self confidence, worthiness and deserving, you have found the right book to help her regain her POWER!

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Learn about the authors

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This mother/daughter duo is on a journey to empower young ladies.

Join a campaign

They are easy to start!

  • EMAIL us pictures, videos or interviews of how your young one  is #CONQUERINGQUARANTINE! 

  • Be featured on our YouTube Channel.  Share your story of something you overcame or who inspires you!  CONTACT US VIA EMAIL to set it up.

  • Say ONLY positive things for the whole day (when you succeed, post online #POSITIVEWORDS, #THEIAMDEVELOPMENT).

  • Do something good for someone without making it know that you did it.  Then, post online #IDOGOOD, #THEIAMDEVELOPMENT.

Programs and Workshops

We offer the following:

  • Motivational Speaking.

  • Diversity & Inclusion.

  • Arts Workshops.

  • After School Programs.

  • Positive Affirmations Workshop.

  • Meditation Workshops.

Up & Coming

Exciting things are in store for you!

  • The "I AM" Development...the play (A stage play that shows the diversity in our youth, their struggles and how they can overcome them) based on the book "I AM" Beautiful and...

  • Women's History Month Empowerment Seminar at NJIT - RESCHEDULED.

  • YouTube Channel - Positive programming for our youth.

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Enter the coupon code "FREEBOOKGIFT" upon checkout to claim your free gift for purchasing the book "I AM" Beautiful and...

We welcome sponsors.  Sponsor our youth, a group or even a school so we can share these offerings at an affordable rate to them or gift it to them.

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It's quite an adjustment being quarantined. It is an adjustment for our children as well. How are they conquering quarantine? Send us pictures, interviews or just videos of them having fun. It will be one safe location for them to share what they are doing to conquer quarantine, see what other youth are doing, and reminisce on what they were doing when this too passes. Parents or guardians, email us at theiamdevelopment@gmail.com to share pictures or videos.  We will post them on our social media channels with the hastag #YOUTHCONQUERINGQUARANTINE.

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Tel: 201-949-8379

Email: theiamdevelopment@gmail.com

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Unity in Diversity

#theiamdevelopment teens enjoying time with each other and loving being themselves.