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Our Vision & Values

There is no shortage of information available about the positive impacts of youth leadership and entrepreneurship on young people's growth and development. Yet, the scarcity lies within gauging the societal impact of youth engagements in social change movements.


We are heart-led, purpose-driven & mission-focused.

We value literacy, equality, justice, freedom, & unity.

We are passionate about social support, community education, and youth & family development.

Our values guide our action & our passions fuel our purpose, empowering us to persevere until we achieve our vision of living in a world full of inspiring youth-led social change initiatives that sparks unforgettable impacts on global societal norms.


We set out to do the hard work of changing the cycle of poverty. We aim to break the socio-economic chains that have viciously entrapped people for generations.

We continue to stand up to the challenge because it's crucial to unlocking the full potential of families today, tomorrow, and in perpetuity.

We currently offer two impactful, research-backed programs to help "Build Bold & Brave Future Leaders" and "Prepare Our Youth for Success."

Meet Our Leaders
Board of Directors
  • Gloria Batts
    Founder & Executive Director
  • Ranjan Chadhuri
    Board Chairperson
  • Olive Belvitt
  • Kaci Jones
    Board Member
Advisory Committee
  • Lawanna Harris
  • Craig Logan
  • Monday Milledge
  • Traci Rings

Our Programs

The CDF Freedom Schools® program empowers children to excel and believe in their ability to make a difference in themselves, their families, communities, country and world with hope, education & action.

Your support matters.

Your generosity today has the power to positively change the lives of many children in need.

Show Your Support & Make a Donation
Sponsor a child for Freedom School or a family for Parent Project.

If you would prefer to mail a check (made payable to Children Read Succeed), or purchase supplies on our behalf, please send it to:

Children Read Succeed

P.O. Box 5454

Huntsville, AL 35814

Children Read Succeed (CRS) is a Section 501(c) (3) public charitable organization, Tax ID: 85-3230252. All donations are deemed tax-deductible absent any limitations on deductibility applicable to a particular taxpayer. No goods or services were provided in exchange for your contribution.

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