Your Time For Creative Empowerment, Inc. is a New York State registered 501c3 not-for-profit organization which was a natural progression for founder, Madona Cole-Lacy, who has for over 30 years combined her professional skills and experiential lessons learned as a New York City Public School teacher, artist and parent, to offer arts-related empowerment, social and cultural enrichment programs and community service activities throughout Long Island and beyond. Among the programs that the organization offers are:
The Creative Empowerment Arts Contest - a scholarship-granting initiative
A Self-Empowering Workshop for College-Bound High School and Middle School Students, which addresses the social aspect of college life, parent/child relationships, and the "Get Set Mind Set" for 6th, 7th and 8th grade students.
A Community Networking Soiree
Young Artist entrepreneurship Program
Parenting Skills Program Teen Talk Self-Esteem Booster Program
Christian Teen Challenge Program
Divorced Parents Survival Support Group Program