• The Mission

    To cultivate a movement of entrepreneurial thinking and action among at-risk youth, by combining life coaching, financial literacy and entrepreneurial training to interrupt the cycle of poverty, violence and incarceration and improve academic performance in the lives of the youth that we touch! Read More
  • HWS Honors GLYF

    Good Life is honored for their community work by Hobart & William Smith Colleges. Founder & Executive Director Hasan Stephens with President Mark D. Gearan, President of HWS and former White House Deputy Chief of Staff and Assistant to President Bill Clinton. Read More
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R.E.A.L. MONEY: “Get Rich…Don’t Die Trying”

Get Rich Session w logo 5Good Life Youth Foundation (GLYF) and AXA teamed up for a successful and informative financial literacy workshop for youth entitled “Get Rich… But Don’t Die Trying”. The seminar focused on the basics of financial literacy. The subjects covered were:

  • Income and wealth gaps in America (based on race)
  • Where did my money go? Gross vs. Net – Understanding your paycheck stub
  • The Rule of 72 – the Power of Compounding Interest
  • $2 Per day or 1 Pizza a week equals what? Realizing spending habits
  • Don’t let an Opportunity pass you by – Savers Credit, Scholarships & OPFC

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GLYF Partners w/ AXA to Bring Youth Out of Poverty

FlyerJune6“Get Rich and Don’t Die Trying: R.E.A.L. Money Asset Building & Financial Literacy Workshop”

What: The Good Life Philanthropic Youth Foundation will be partnering with AXA on Saturday, June 6th from 12pm-2pm to inspire urban youth  to save and manage their finances.  The workshop will focus on ways to escape poverty and begin building assets and improve personal finances. It’s part of the R.E.A.L. Money Asset Building & Financial Literacy 6 Module series that introduces concepts of financial management, with a particular focus on the urban cultures and the misconceptions within those cultures, that perpetuate poverty. Each module will take place in alternate months throughout the year to coincide with the Entrepreneurship workshops.  Good Life Foundation is reaching out to encourage parents and kids to start thinking about the future and most importantly their wallets, now, versus later.  

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4 Key Areas of Focus

  • Life Coaching
    Good Life is a collaborative agency working with various partners to ensure quality "wrap around" services for our youth
  • Education
    Attack the "cool" and make education cool again through Hip-Hop culture.
  • Financial
    Create viable income and opportunities for youth. Teach a child to fish and they will never be hungry or steal your food.
  • Entrepreneurship
    Create sustainability from within. Connecting real life experience with the value of education improves performance in school.

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