He is an activist in Restorative Justice; he is a powerful and engaging motivational speaker and master trainer who believes in restoring justice in society. His hands-on learning technique allows his audience to contribute and connect with his content. He is a sought-out speaker for effective changes in our community to help reduce mass incarceration, recidivism and change the incarcerated individual's mindset to be empowered while living a purpose-driven life.
Tim is currently working towards his degree in Entrepreneurship at Ashford University. He has developed and taught courses such as:
Higher Learning– focuses on cognitive skills and self-worth through education.
Inc & Grow-which empowers individuals to become an entrepreneur.
My Brother's Keeper– focuses on how to live a healthy and safe lifestyle.
SOS Town Hall Meeting– Panel discussions about social changes in the community.
Man Up– emphasizes fatherhood and accountability.
7th Step– embodies positive thinking and positive changes to the mindset.
Tim had the mindset and determination to overcome many personal and professional setbacks in his life. Throughout his years of incarceration, he had mastered the ability to not only educate himself but was a leader in helping others to discover their greatness. Tim taught the practices of Restorative Justice through his actions, and through many courses, Tim developed and trained. As a role model for other incarcerated individuals, he promoted effective change using the principles of Restorative Justice, whereby he received an early release. Today, Tim is the founder of his non-profit organization and the Project and Re-entry Manager at The Urban Minority Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Outreach Program of Franklin County (UMADAOPFC). He is an Ohio Certified Prevention Specialist and Trainer in Creating lasting families.
She is the Executive Director of Operations and Marketing Director for Global Insight Productions and an Ohio Certified Prevention Specialist Assistant. She is an activist change agent. She is also a kind, inspirational speaker and master trainer who believes in the power of second chances. She has a "straight-laced, no chase" presentation style that leaves her audiences on the edge of their seat, wanting more of her raw but necessary straight talk.
Her commitment to education and changing the way you think put her on the pathway to helping others who are also at a disadvantage at overcoming life's adversities. Summerlee has a bachelor's and a master's degree in Organizational Business Management and a master's in Marketing. While incarcerated, she received a Drywalling and Painting vocational, Business Management College courses, and Culinary Arts program. She developed the Road Mapping your Goals course, which she currently trains in and outside of correctional institutions. Summerlee is presently working on training for Effective Communication Skills in Hostile Environments.
Although Summerlee has achieved many accomplishments in her life, it has not always been easy. Throughout her life, she experienced many adversities, from being sexually, mentally, emotionally, and physically abused to attempting to commit suicide and eventually serving a seven-year prison sentence in the Ohio Reformatory for Women. Summerlee realized very quickly that she was on a downward spiral to self-destruction. During her incarceration, she knew that she had to redirect her thoughts and purpose for doing things differently. Since her homecoming, she has dedicated her life to helping those who have had similar traumas. Summerlee works on many prevention initiatives throughout Ohio. Her passion is to help reduce recidivism by addressing Renewed citizen needs.