On March 25th HYPE Recreation Center was visited by a U.S. State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) delegation from India. Five community leaders and activists from the country visited with the Founder/ CEO Ali Sayed as well as other staff administrators of HYPE Athletics Community.The Delegation is traveling the US to speak to organizations on Diversity in the U.S. for Minority Youth Leaders. Ali Sayed identified the skills required to become effective leaders and also examined methods that he used to develop these skills to help build leadership. He explored programs that empower youth, women and minorities. Ali Sayed also spoke about understanding the cultural context of diversity and related socio-economic issues in the United States.
HYPE has been visited by other delegations as well from Brazil and Saudi Arabia as well as non profits from across the nation. To date HYPE has offered its consulting services to Lebanon, Egypt, Iraq, Canada and also New York, New Jersey, Florida, California, Texas, Arizona, and Illinois. HYPE takes pride in helping other organizations in any way that they can. HYPE was founded on breaking down cultural barriers and racial discrimination. HYPE has worked and will always work to help others and build future role models for our community or other communities across the globe.
The mission of HYPE Athletics Community is to create and strengthen infrastructures that support the positive development of Wayne County youth through athletic participation and competition, educational tutoring and literacy development, and social awareness including mentoring, counseling, life skills training and substance abuse education and prevention.
Source: Hype Athletics