Perfectly Afflicted gives children the opportunity to find themselves before a bully decides to define them first.
Jeff Lawson and Chris Hendricks are the Co-founders of Perfectly Afflicted, an organization that helps empower youth, especially those who are at-risk of excessive bullying. Suicide is the second-leading cause of death between 10-25 year olds. This is why Jeff and Chris have made it their mission to empower youth in schools, and help them define who they are as people, before someone else does.
Key Takeaways:[3:40] Perfectly Afflicted is designed to help and empower our youth. [3:55] Chris doesn’t like the #anti-bullying campaigns. It’s become a buzzword with no action. [7:40] Suicide is the second-leading cause of death between 10-25 year olds. [9:15] Remember, domestic violence wasn’t a crime until recently. [10:05] Bullying needs to have a mindset shift. People don’t take it seriously. [13:15] Perfectly Afflicted gives children the opportunity to find themselves, before someone nasty decides to define them first. [14:15] So how do Jeff and Chris empower youth? [19:05] Rob is blown away that suicide is the second-leading cause of death for our youth. [27:50] Jeff should have been dead at 20. [31:40] What kind of feedback have the guys gotten from the children? [42:15] There is something magical about music. It brings people closer together. [48:20] Chris always responds to messages from children who have reached out on their social media platforms. [51:40] Where do the guys see themselves in the future? [54:35] The only real way healing begins, is when you bring both the adults and our youth together.
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