Producing tangible, measurable and positive outcomes is what makes our organization unique and effective. We provide a holistic experience for not only the child, we incorporate the whole family in the transformation process. The primary tool we provide our youth with is a COMPASS which assist them with being Confident, Optimistic, Motivated, Persistent, Assertive, Studious and Successful in all their endeavors, inspiring them to turn their potential into power, while living a purpose filled life. We teach them the importance of having structure, order, harmony and balance in their lives.
Alisha Byrd-Clark serves on the Rowan- Salisbury School Board and implement the same curriculum used by the district into their tutoring program. Alex Clark is a Youth and Community Advocate and Motivational Speaker. Both are self published authors who are committed to assisting youth with unwrapping their hidden gifts, talents and abilities encouraging them to become the best version of themselves daily.
Alisha Byrd- Clark was re-elected to serve on the Rowan- Salisbury Board of Education, Seat 5 Representative for a second term.
Both Alex and Alisha received the Keys to the City of Salisbury on January 2, 2019 presented by Mayor Al Higgins for their involvement with youth in our community. In addition, January 2nd has been proclaimed as Alex Clark and Alisha Byrd-Clark Day in the City of Salisbury.
Alisha Byrd- Clark was inducted in Winston Salem State University 40 Under 40 Alumni Class.
Alisha Byrd- Clark was elected to serve on the Rowan- Salisbury Board of Education, Seat 5 Representative.
Gemstones and COMPASS received the HOPE ( Helping Others Pursue Excellence) Award for outstanding achievements and unselfish service towards the betterment in our community presented by the Salisbury-Rowan NAACP
Alex and Alisha were dual recipients of the Martin Luther King Jr., Humanitarian Service Award for their outstanding community involvement.