I AM Corporation

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The Problem

1998 BRICK Award winner Akilah Watkins co-founded and directed the I AM Corporation in Roosevelt, New York. The I AM Corporation teaches and promotes life skills, entrepreneurship and community service to low-income youth in Roosevelt, New York. The I AM Corporation's Youth Facility hosts a number of youth entrepreneurial ventures, including a landscaping business, a summer camp that serves over 150 children, and a workforce preparation program.

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