G-MACC INC. BELIEVES THAT THE NEED FOR CHANGE IS UNDERSTANDING THE NEEDS OF INDIVIDUALS
Shanduke McPhatter ‘Trife Gangsta’, is a National Gang Specialist and Youth Advocate. Born and raised in Brooklyn. Between the ages of 15 and 30 he lived a life of crime, fast money, violence and prison sentences. While incarcerated on Rikers Island, Shanduke BKA “Trife Gangsta” joined the United Blood Nation. Now as the Executive Director of G.-M.A.C.C. Inc., Shanduke heads up a community organization that seeks to provide assistance and positivity for the community.
While in a state prison Shanduke saw a little boy (eventually incarcerated for 31yrs) running to his father (mentor during his 1st/2nd incarceration), another prisoner, for the first time. This moment became his reason to break the cycle of incarceration and violence as he did not want his kids or any child to visit their parent in prison.
This realization is why he focuses on helping the youth in the community, while also being the reason to fall into the cycle of violence again.
Consulting initiatives, workshops & mentoring events produced through G-MACC Inc.
For those striving to create a change in their lives, G.-M.A.C.C. Inc.’s Signature Gangstas Anonymous allows formerly incarcerated individuals to positively transition into the community. This support group provides assistance and an outlet for these individuals to make a positive change in their life and the community.
G.-M.A.C.C. Inc.’s Signature Physical Mentors program is a youth oriented initiative that offers guidance to the community. Through exercise and physical training, G.-M.A.C.C Inc.’s staff offers teen mentoring that allows an open discussion and emotional outlet for young individuals. At this point, our staff is able to break the cycle of aggression that creates positivity in the lives of our youth and community.
G-.M.A.C.C. Inc.’s signature 7-Week Rebuild Curriculum is a program that addresses the school-to-prison pipeline through a 7 week program. By identifying the poison that is the oppressive nature of gun violence and the “gangsta mentality”, GMACC then attempts to provide an antidote. This program offers mentorship and guidance that allows incarcerated individuals to realize that their past actions can become the stepping stones to a positive future.
NYC Crisis Management System
Workshop & Mentoring
The Cure Violence Model is oriented around selected members of the community, who provides assistance to “at risk” individuals and the community through conflict mediation, community engagement, and transitional support. Approaching violence in this way allows for behavioral changes and positivity to arise within individual lives and our community.
NYC Riker's Island Correction Facility
Workshop & Mentoring
G.-M.A.C.C. Inc. addresses the school-to-prison pipeline through a 7 week workshop that is necessary in helping incarcerated adolescents make a change in their lives. Through mentorship and guidance, the G-.M.A.C.C staff provides the instruments that changes the mindset of incarcerated adolescents.
Gun and Gang Violence Prevention
G-.M.A.C.C. Inc.’s Gun and Gang Violence Prevention is a workshop that targets individuals who are gang affiliated and/or likely to commit an instance of violence. In this workshop, G-.M.A.C.C provides resources and assistance to these individuals in order to prevent future instance of violence within the community.
Gang Violence Identification and Preventions
G-.M.A.C.C. Inc.’s Gang Violence Identification and Prevention is a program that identifies “at-risk” individuals who are inclined to commit an instance of gun violence and provide mentorship. Through mentorship and guidance, G-.M.A.C.C is capable of illustrating alternative that allows these individuals to change their lives and thus change the community.
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Shanduke McPhatter, 35, is a National Gang Specialist and Youth Advocate.
Destiny Rosario is a 1st generation college graduate who has decided to dedicate her life to the advocacy and protection of minorities.
Reginald Purvis currently seeks to dismantle the lifestyle that is perpetrated in Hip Hop through the creation of his own music and prior experiences.
Aaron Jones is known for his work with the BLOODS gang syndicate; however, he is currently seeking to help reshape and give back to his community.
Christopher Lee is a Brooklyn, NY native. By the time Christopher turned sixteen, he became involved in gang activity until his formal induction into the C.R.I.P.S.
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