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Turning the  TIDE

       at a glance  

     Programs Delivered to Empower

TURNING THE TIDE's programs include:

THE TIDE CENTER

provides open access to computers and basic computer education courses


THE LEARNING CENTER

provides K-12 homework help and adult basic education courses 

THE GARDEN

community-based urban garden where volunteers provide hands-on education to youth and adults about the basics of growing fruits and vegetables

YOUNG LEADERS COUNCIL

team of talented, high-achieving young adults who work alongside Turning the TIDE staff to develop and deliver youth empowerment programs


members of YLC who are also high-school students receive year-round college counseling 




Meet The Team

Staff Members and Board of Directors

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Rev. Jonathan Ford

Executive Director

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N'Jameh Samuels Ford, JD

Deputy Director / Director of Education Services and Program Development

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Lynn Rossiter

Program Coordinator, The Garden

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Helena Wyche

Adult Education Tutor, The Learning Center

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David Craig

Program Coordinator, The Garden

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Anani Samuels

Website & Social Media Administrator

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John Cureton, II

Board Member

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David Edman

Board Member

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Marcie Travagline Abrams, JD

Board Member

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Akeem Franklyn

Board Member

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