Ground Zero Development

Would like to promote our program and get more parents and young men interested in our program. We are actually making a difference in the lives of our young men that join and continue to participate in our program. Our goals are to give our young people the tools they need to make better decisions; let them know they have options; teach them life skills; listen to them and learn together.  "One young man at a time, we will make a difference."  ​​

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 We are a 501c3 non-profit program.

Established in 2014, Ground Zero has been formed to reach the masses of young men that need help in self esteem, self direction, and a better understanding of life expectancies.  The founder, Lessie Smith, Jr. wants to change the lives of so many young men that he has seen personally through the correctional system or know through statistics that have traveled the wrong roads of life. Our ultimate goal is to isolate these young men for a period of time so they can focus on themselves, and be informed of life 's opportunities facilitated in a residential setting.  We will change the future image of these young men; one individual, one group, and one community at a time.  It is called being a part of the solution.

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