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In the creation of Flourish Individual & Community Empowerment, Inc. chanda has patented a ground breaking approach to address many society problems plaguing societies most vulnerable and most at risk populations with the intent of strategically addressing systematic social problems that negatively impact our nation's communities.
Flourish Individual & Community Empowerment seeks to empower individual, thus leading to the development of stronger communities through the strategic and ground breaking development of innovative technology, collaborative community-wide behavior intervention and educations leading the nation toward a brighter tomorrow one community & population at a time!
To become the benchmark & catalyst of change by which other charitable organizations are modeled and measured, positively impacting the lives of low to moderate-income individuals, families, & communities through education, financial literacy, and innovative technological developments! Together we can learn, grow, & Flourish any & everywhere God plants us!
To empower communities by providing Financial Literacy Education, fostering economic empowerment with our Entrepreneurship Business Incubator Program, and & with innovative development and use of technology to reach the masses and change lives for the better!
Chanda believes in creating solutions! She's Driven, Savvy, & Unapologetic about creating the change that today's society and the the world need most! She's a Mother, Corporate Professional, Serial Entrepreneur & now- Mobile App Developer!
Chanda's passion is for helping teens, young adults, and their parents to better navigate life's challenges through the merging of innovative technology, research-based interventions, and community engagement. social consciousness, creation of innovative has created solutions for real-life situations so many of us & our children face day after exhausting day.
This passion and unending drive to make a difference was ignited when her own child attempted suicide in response to years-long battles with a school system that ignored bullying, penalizes special needs children in school discipline policies, and even blatant American with Disabilities Acct violations! Frustrated and overwhelmed, unable to reach an estranged father, suicide seemed like an option to her son. After counseling revealed his thought process just prior to the attempt, Chanda was on a mission to make a difference.
With little to no resources readily available in-the-moment, Chanda created her first DDAAT-App! (TM) Digi-Dad Advice Anytime, a virtual father-figure and real-time resource as a solution! It's use of research-based behavior intervention strategies, innovative technology for maximum accessibility, supporting session plan for teacher, counselors, and parents to foster strong , and community engagement is simply groundbreaking!
Chanda brings strong leadership & Innovative ideas to life. Holding a Master's in Human Resources Management from Keller Graduate School of Management, BS in Psychology & Social Work Concentration from Fayetteville State University, 12 years experience in Corporate Training & Development and Management, Instructional Design, Coaching, Credit Counseling (CCCS) IAPCA Certification, Financial Literacy Education Education, & 3 years as a Special Education Teacher, Serial Entrepreneur, former foster parent, & mother of 5 (including a set of triplets), Chanda has focused on utilizing her educational knowledge and life-experiences to improve the lives of at-risk populations, especially teens and young adults.
With overwhelming support & recognition, Flourish Individual & Community Empowerment, Inc (FICE-Apps) was born, with the goal of expanding our unique Community-Wide Intervention Model to develop additional mobile-intervention apps focused on supporting other at-risk populations and communities including; military family & their children, communities underserved for counseling and mental health resources, & low to moderate income & single parent households.
J. EDGAR HALSTEAD, III, ESQ., CPA
Mr. Halstead strives to take a problem-solving approach in working with his clients, through negotiation, mediation, and litigation. He enjoys great satisfaction in seeing the relief on a client's face when his or her case is finalized. He educates his clients as to the applicable law regarding their various issues, the practical and logistical aspects of navigating the legal system. Further, he tries to integrate the client's knowledge and life experiences into a team experience in reaching a cost-effective and favorable outcome concerning their problems.
Mr. Halstead received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and his Juris Doctorate from Charlotte School of Law. Prior to attending college, he served in the United States Army as an Army Ranger with 1st/75th Ranger Regiment at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, Georgia and earned his Ranger tab in Ranger School class 8-91.
In addition to being admitted to the North Carolina Bar, he has held a North Carolina CPA license for fifteen years and has also held a Virginia CPA license for eight years. He also is a Certified Tax Resolution Specialist. Moreover, Mr. Halstead also holds a North Carolina Real Estate Broker license.
After spending the majority of the last twenty-five years in the Charlotte area, obtaining his education in North Carolina, and servicing hundreds of clients within the state, the Charlotte area is the natural location to pursue his legal career.