The Power of People Leadership Institute™

Brother Shane & Dr. Verna Cornelia Price.

Who Are We?

The Power of People Leadership Institute was co-founded in 2007 by husband and wife team, Brother Shane Price, and Dr. Verna Cornelia Price.


Mission The Power of People Leadership Institute is committed to engaging youth and adults in research-based interactive learning experiences through mentoring and curriculum, that challenges, inspires and informs them to overcome their obstacles and find success in every area of life through personal power and leadership Our Three Core Programs
​Girls In Action Program™

Addresses trends of increased violence and decreased academic engagement in girls grades 6 – 12 through mentoring and positive leaders and role models.
Re-Planting Program™

Decreases the high rates on recidivism of incarcerated men and women while increasing their positive engagement and leadership in their community.  Created a unique pre-release and post-release program to help reduce recidivism.
Boys of Hope Project™

Addresses trends of increased violence and decreased academic engagement in boys grades 7 – 9 through mentoring and positive leaders and role models.