Courage and Confidence! Helping youth develop their voice and improve their communication skills leads to students who have a voice! The outcomes are positive and life changing. The work we do with underserved students is most rewarding and a game changer for each student. When educators also get involved, students are encouraged to keep growing and expanding their soft skill set.
Current and past programs:
We partnered with Principal Akbar Cook in Newark, NJ to run a semester long training with high school juniors and seniors. This partnership continues with their educators, providing Senior Leadership Training, as well as LifeHikes for Teachers.
LifeHikesFoundation partnered with the KIPP New Jersey at the “Be the Change" Conference 2023 held at Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hall (Rutgers Newark, NJ Campus). KIPP Young Alumni participated in a communications and networking workshop focused on Building Professional Networks.
In March of 2023, the LHF approached leaders in the city of Detroit to discuss how they could best help the city. With an overwhelming response to utilize this training for the youth of the city, the LHF set up its inaugural “LifeHikes for High School Students”, an immersive 3-day training program. Click here to learn more.
The LifeHikesFoundation partners with the Feliciano School of Business at Montclair State University once a semester to provide their students and professors an off-campus field trip experience at the LifeHikesFoundation global headquarters for an immersive 2 ½ hour in-person training.
Our partnership with New Jersey Development Corporation and the Paterson, NJ School District provides Full Service Community School Student Ambassadors the opportunity to participate in LifeHikes For High School Students. During the pandemic, this was a 6 week - 60 minuteweekly training. Now, the program is held as a full day immersive growth experience for these youth.
LifeHikes Foundation for Non-Profits, NGO’s, and the World!
Impact and Passion! We strive to help technical experts, foundation workers, and other essential community builders around the world to increase their voice as a force for good in the causes they support. We partner with both local and international organizations to provide trainings in both immersive in-person settings, or a series of 90-minute interactive sessions.
Current and past programs:
Virtual Training Programs: With video communication platforms and strong wifi connections, we are now able to partner with large and small NGOs, non-profits and charities to provide live interactive virtual trainings all over the globe.
In Person Training Programs: Our coaches travel to major cities around the globe to deliver in-person trainings for non-profits, charities, agencies, the BIPOC community, women and small business leaders.
In March 2023, 1st Lady of Detroit Michigan, Dr. Sonia Hassan Duggan, invited the LifeHikes Foundation to present a morning of training and networking to leaders of the city of Detroit. Business, Foundation and Non-Profit, and Community leaders gathered experience the training first-hand to understand how LifeHikes Foundation could best help their city. This training and their decisions brought about the inaugural “LifeHikes for HighSchool Students”.
LifeHikes Foundation partners with LifeHikes throughout the year to offer no-cost in person training programs. Annually we run an #InvestInAll ‘day of training’ where several local nonprofits and agencies have the opportunity to have training at their location or the LifeHikes New Jersey Headquarters.
LifeHikes Foundation partners with LifeHikes throughout the year to offer no-cost virtual interactive live training programs(VILTS). Various areas of communication skills, leadership and sales training are offered to nonprofit professionals and volunteer leadership.
Semi-annually, the LifeHikes Foundation hosts and evening of communications training, as well as networking for local nonprofits, agencies, and small business owners. We have many local event attendees, as well as many who fly in from around the country for an evening of interactive training.