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It Takes A Village To Empower People

The SPS Training and Development program was initially launched in 2006 and was influenced by our Internship Program. My goal was to create a program in order to give back to those who were not afforded the resources provided to me.  I was inspired by these words my grandfather shared with me,  “Let your dreams be bigger than your fears and your actions louder than your words.” Ten years later the program has been widely expanded and enhanced because of the commitment and expertise of our trainers.  The program evolved because of the support of our Executive Leaders; the mentoring of our Managers; and the coaching of our Supervisors. There is truth to the words  “it takes a village to raise a child.”  Over 1000 youth between the ages of 18-24 have experienced the good leadership of our village. Good leadership is good leadership, regardless of employees’ racial, ethnic, or socioeconomic backgrounds. To a large extent, good leadership—leadership that is engaging, relevant, multi