Welcome To ETV

Engage The Vision

Engage the Vision is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that seeks to encourage and empower our youth through mentoring.

OUR PURPOSE For nearly a decade, our purpose has been to educate and empower inner city boys and their families to set and successfully achieve life goals while also making positive contributions to their immediate communities through:

  • Providing positive relationships with caring, responsible and professional adults.
  • Providing a framework for positive future growth, healthy, balanced relationships and excellent decision-making skills.
  • Helping develop effective problem solving skills, crisis management abilities and effective. communication skills
  • Helping an individual develop and execute in excellence his/her own vision for the future.
  • Encouraging individuals to develop their own skills, abilities and talents to their fullest potential.
  • Helping students understand the importance of "legacy," and create opportunities for them pass on knowledge and wisdom they receive to their cohorts and the next generation.
  • The building of strong, effective, self-sufficient communities (classroom, school, town/state/country...global).
  • The provision of physical education, nutritional, martial arts, yoga, sports training and other body health conscious classes that aid in the reduction of child and adult obesity in the United States.

Who We Are

Meet the devoted men and women who make up ETV. 

Steven Caple Jr.

Executive Board Member & Advisor

Thom Washington

Co-Founder & Vice President

Vince Allen

Co-Founder & President

Cottrell Guidry

Advocacy & Community Engagement Director

Corey Emanuel

Director of Programming and Curriculum

Chuli Joy

Creative Director and Mentor Relations

Chris Cotton

Meditation Facilitator

Sharon Elefant

Director of Operations and Fundraising

Jordan McClung

Program Coordinator

What's Happening @ ETV

No one tells the story of ETV better than our mentors and mentees. Take a peek at a day in the life of our organization and experience the magic that is ETV.

So What's Next?

Are You In? Become A Mentor!