Spirit Award Recipient, 2013
Terrance L. Stone is Founder, President and CEO of Young Visionaries Youth Leadership Academy of San Bernardino, an innovative nonprofit organization that provides services for at-risk youth emphasizing education, empowerment and engagement. As a social entrepreneur, Terrance has dedicated himself to changing the lives of young people in the community and steering them away from the life that cost him much of his precious youth. His organization has served more than 35,000 youth through a variety of programs, opened the only runaway and homeless youth-shelter in San Bernardino and started a small print center business to give at-risk youth hands-on employment skills. As CEO of Stone Consultants, he is a sought after international expert in the area of gang intervention and is an active member of the community, serving on a multitude of boards and committees that are helping change the fabric of the Inland Empire region.