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Destine To Speak Inc

  • Baltimore, MD
  • www.destinedtospeak.org

This organization has not appeared on the IRS Business Master File in a number of months. It may have merged with another organization or ceased operations.


This organization's exempt status was automatically revoked by the IRS for failure to file a Form 990, 990-EZ, 990-N, or 990-PF for 3 consecutive years. Further investigation and due diligence are warranted.

Mission Statement

Destined to Speak Inc., is a 501(c)(3)faith-based organization designed to equip, track and prepare young ladies ages 13-18 to reach their full potential in the areas of public speaking, cultural awareness, health education, scholastic achievement, spiritual and career development in an effort to enhance the quality of life for themselves and their communities.

ruling year

2006

Principal Officer

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Ms. LaSandra Purnell

Keywords

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non profit, girls, faith-based, teens, music, dance, education, self seteem, spirituality, learn, leadership, preparation, etiquette,career development, creative writing, culture awareness, health awareness, scholastic achievement, public speaking

EIN

14-1928320

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Education N.E.C. (B99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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Program 1

Destined to Speak Inc., utilizes two curriculums through the year, The PLS Approach , Preparation, Leadership, Self Esteem & Spirituality ® a product of DTS, Inc . and Owning Up, which is an award-winning program developed by The Empower Program ® Fall, Winter and Spring Programs Preparation - Project Educate, Access, Develop) The Leadership Institute encourages unity and excellences amongst its participants. This will be accomplished through encouraging members to develop entrepreneurial skills; by enhancing their artistic abilities through scholastic achievement, creative writing, public speaking, fine arts, media and computer technology. Self-Esteem - The Ladies Club highlights the Kwanzaa principle, Kujichagulia, which means Self-Determination. The program is designed to teach young women to believe in themselves; to execute positive and productive behaviors; and to present themselves as future leaders of society upon the completion of the program. This is a rites of passage program that prepares them for adult life that will take place over a three-year period. By focusing on cultural awareness, self esteem, and self-pride, participants will be able to prepare themselves for womanhood. This goal will be achieved by programs and activities that specialize in heritage, sisterhood, etiquette, finances, public- speaking, fitness and communication skills. Spirituality - Eve N' Me is a spiritual base program. The program will address both middle and high school females. Eve N' Me program is designed to identify and create a sense of self-value from within. Eve, the first woman to walk the earth has great significance and value. Eve N' Me addresses 3 target areas: mind, body and spirit. It is our belief that these 3 elements are key factors in helping to ensure the success of our youth. Eve N' Me will utilize these concepts for the development of self-value.

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Destine To Speak Inc

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Principal Officer

Ms. LaSandra Purnell

Governance

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