Dignity Speaks achieves more with our initiatives than ever before. We work
on many exciting projects to help improve others' lives, and we are very proud
of the progress we continue to make to promote lasting positive change.
In the success of their
own lives, we allow our
participants to tell their stories and produce the change
they can see and experience, not only talk about.
Dignity Speaks is a practical faith and character based
mentoring program that allows participants to understand
the power of good communication and leadership skills.
We work in partnership with institutions that sponsor re-entry
programs as well as provide real and applicable solutions to
assist existing programs ensuring all parties involved meet the
desired results outlined by local, state, and federal entities.
Dignity Speaks helps develop
or identify an individual's
gifts, broaden their thinking,
teach them how to engage in consistent good behavior, and become active in many ways.
MEET OUR PRESIDENT
Mr. Elmo Golden is a God-fearing man who has been transformed by grace. After spending nearly half
his life behind the wall, he has turned from the selfish life he once lived into a life that is pleasing, helpful,
and honorable. For the past 17 years, Elmo has proven that a made-up mind is one of the most valuable
tools that a man can have if he wants to make a successful transition from death to life. He has mentored
some of the most dangerous people in our society while convincing the youth to choose alternative
ways to build a life worthy of living. Elmo made significant changes in his life and has shown to
be a good example to those around him. He is a living testimony and continues to be a strong
pillar in the community for future generations. Listed are some of his life accomplishments:
Member of The National Honor Education Society
President of The Golden Gavel Club
Secretary & Treasurer of The Invictus Gavel Club
Vice President of Public Relations of The Golden Gavel Club
Vice President of Education of The Golden Gavel Club
GED Internal Teachers Assistant (ITA)
Mentor / Life Coach
Certification -University of Sacramento Water Treatment Program
Facilitated Victim Impact\ Creative Speaking \ Man's Search for Meaning
Graduate of ABE Brown Ministries "Ready for Work Program"
Survived 17 years of incarceration
MEET OUR DIRECTOR
Rudy Moore Jr.
Mr. Rudy V. Moore, Jr., a native of Goldsboro, North Carolina entered the United States Air
Force in 1983. While in the Air Force, he taught at the First Term Airmen Center instilling the
value of leadership and teamwork. He is also a graduate of several intensive leadership training
programs: Airmen leadership School, Noncommissioned Officer Academy, and Air Force Senior
Noncommissioned Officer Academy where he received the Distinguished Graduate Award.
He retired in 2004 after 20 years of service. He began his second career in education
at Blake HighSchool where he taught as the school’s first Junior Reserve
Officer Training Corps (JROTC), with an emphasis in leadership.
Mr. Moore was ordained through The Word of His Grace Christian
Fellowship, Inc. in 2008. He served as the Team Lead for the Education
Department at The Word of His Grace ChristianFellowship, Inc. for 10 years.
Mr. Moore earned an Associate Degree in Applied Science in Fitness and
Recreation from the Community College of the Air Force, a Bachelor of Science
Degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix, and a Master
of Science Degree in Business Management from Argosy University.
He is married to his lovely wife Sara, and they have three children,
Chrishelle, Anthony, Rudy, III, and grandson’s Kannon and Amari.