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Group Violence and Trauma Crisis Intervention

Jared's Heart of Success Inc. is dedicated to advocating for gun violence prevention

 through education and youth empowerment.

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In Loving Memory of Jared L. Brown

7/29/1991 - 7/11/2015

In an act of senseless gun violence, Jared L. Brown's life was taken by a stray bullet on July 11, 2015. Jared's Heart of Success Inc was started in his honor. (JHOSI) is a community outreach organization in Georgia and South Carolina educating and empowering youth through violence intervention programs.

​​The Impacts of Gun Violence

One in every two Americans is impacted by gun violence in their lifetime. Every year nearly 40,000 Americans are killed by gun violence leading to over 100 deaths a day. Over the past decade gun violence deaths increased by over 20%.

Gun violence is any violence committed by the use of a gun including suicide, homicide, police shootings, unintentional firearm death rates, and unknown causes. Unintentional firearm death rates are highest among Black Americans and American Indian/Alaska Natives. Nearly one-quarter of all unintentional firearm deaths are 0-19 years old.

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Our Mission

 To educate and empower youth through effective communication focusing on conflict resolution skills and mental wellness.

Educate

On violence prevention and safety measures that could save lives in homes, schools and communities.

Advocate

To prevent gun violence and support mental wellness.

Empower

Youth with knowledge and skills to be confident leaders.


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Recent Events & Special Projects

Special thanks to LuLuMa Foundation

JHOSI Grant Recipient 2023


Jared L. Brown Memorial Scholarship

Prevention of Violence Through Creative Art Showcase Winners 2023



Published article in Youth Today

2023 The Priceless Project

2nd Cohort


2023 Survivor Engagement

Fellowship


2023 JHOSI Dreamers 

Essay Winners


2023 Mental Health Awareness Workshop

South Carolina


Founder Sharmaine Brown

White House 7/22


Parting Gift Received 

White House 7/22


Bipartisan Safer Communities Act

White House 7/22


2022 March For Our Lives 

Ebenezer- The King Center


2022 Wear Orange

 Community Partner JJ's


Survivors & Advocates of GVP

Community Event


Pleasant Place Ministries

Gun Violence Town Hall 


2022 Wear Orange 

Community Event  


JHOSI Leadership Program

Project Impact


JHOSI SAVE Promise Club

Teamwork makes the DREAMWORK 


JHOSI Youth Council

Leadership Team 2022

National SAVE Summit


Jared L. Brown Memorial Scholarship Awardees

2022 Graduating Seniors


JHOSI Founder 

2022 CCI Fellow


MLK Art Project 


GSU Community Partner

MLK Service Day


 JHOSI Youth Dreamers 

"I HAVE A DREAM" 

Essay Winners


JHOSI recipient of Everytown Survivor Network Grant 11/2021


2021 Youth Council & "SAVE Promise Club Leadership Team"


Special thanks to Focus for Health Foundation  

JHOSI recipient of 2021 Grant supporting our mission. 11/2021


Grief & The Holidays  

JHOSI hosted Peer-Support Grief Session 

December 2021


Bags for Success-Back To School  

Back Packs and School Supplies Given to Youth Georgia Event


JHOSI hosted the two-day Atlanta event. 

Sept 18-19, 2021


#SaySomething  

JHOSI Be-Kind Save Promise Club Session Lakeside High School


Save Promise Club Circle-Up Activity


Closing out Summer camp with community Partners @ JJ's Define You 


Back Packs and School Supplies Given to Youth SC Event


Leadership Session 

Decision-Making and Goal Setting


Project Impact

​Leadership Building & Enrichment Session



Coding   Session

Afterschool


COVID-19 Response

Supplies to assist families in need.


#SaySomething  

JHOSI Be-Kind Save Promise Club Session Afterschool


Banner Transfer during National Road Trip to DC


Lead4Change Challenge Winners 

February & May 2020


Afterschool Session


Miss World Plus Evelyn Bailey Youth Empowerment 

Session



ATF Partnership with

 (Atlanta Division)



Balloon Release Annual Memorial Celebration 

Jared L. Brown #29


Book Bag Giveaway to Nicholas House Residents Atlanta GA

Annual Outreach 


Financial Literacy

Session



Prevention of Violence Through Creative Art Winners