About Us

I Found Light Against All Odds is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping today’s youth address social, emotional, and economic issues that they are experiencing in their lives. We are a resource to those that are going through difficult times and provide them with guidance. We truly feel that WE can make a difference in the lives of our youth that do not see the light.

Our Mission

I Found Light Against All Odds allows community, youth, and families to share the challenges they have faced during their lives while inspiring others to never give up hope and seeing that there is light after darkness.

Our Vision

I Found Light Against All Odds provides high risk youth and families with tools and opportunities to break the cycle of poverty, desperation and dependence that dominates their lives, enabling them to become contributing members of our community.

  • We respond to the needs of the youth we serve with respect and hope.
  • We provide youth and families with the resources, tools and attitudes to realize their dreams can happen.
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Our Founder

Stefan B. Davis is the CEO/President of I Found Light Against All Odds. I Found Light Against All Odds was created to address social, emotional, and economic issues that today's youth are experiencing in their lives. Stefan has used his personal issues growing up and past experiences as a platform to help others in need and contributes his success to the youth and families who inspire him each day.

Stefan holds a B.A. degree in Psychology and a Master’s in Education. He is a 100 Men of Color Award recipient, was recognized as an American Graduate Champion and received recognition from President Barack Obama for his documentary, “A Fresh Start from Darkness to Light”. In 2018, he was awarded the Community Game Changer Award and was a recipient of the Western Massachusetts and The Association of Black Business and Professionals “Social Impact Award”.

"Our youth don’t care what we know, until they know that we care."

Our Board Members

Roy Hanes Jr.

Roy Hines Jr.

Spencer Lavoie

Spencer Lavoie

Lisa Lombardi

Lisa Lombardi

Charles Merkman

Charles Merkman

Kim Sanborn

Kim Sanborn

Ciara Speller

Ciara Speller

Alethea Stevenson

Alethea Stevenson