We Listen. We Share. They Grow.
- T. Ellis, Founder
The Surge Project is a 501(c)3 grassroots christian organization dedicated to youth empowerment and development. Our team is comprised of dedicated professionals with over 20 years of experience working with youth across the country including counselors, educators, trainers, and passionate volunteers.
Our founder, Te'Andria Ellis, got the phone call no family can prepare for, hearing the words... "your brother is dead". Her brother's life was cut short at the age of 22 by two teens in June 2012. Although her mother was devastated, as the convicted teens were sentenced she spoke these powerful words... "neither one of us wins". From that moment, she was determined to take her ministry with youth to the next level. After much anticipation and hard work, the organization was finally established in June 2016.
Our goal is to help our city and others strategically combat violent crime among youth. Crime affects parents, friends, and entire communities emotionally and economically. We believe that our interactive program - The Listening Room & The Lab - will help steer youth in more positive directions by challenging unhealthy social behavior.
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve the social health of the youth in our communities.
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