Our 2019-2020 Tools for Success Scholarship season is now closed.

About Us

How We're Helping



IT TAKES TWO, INC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of young people and increasing the opportunities of youth in  Anne Arundel County, Prince George’s County, and the greater Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area. Our mission is to enhance the educational experiences for young people from single parent households by awarding scholarships to address a variety of basic as well as expansive educational needs. It is our goal to promote the significance of education, build self-awareness, and encourage our youth; ultimately creating tomorrow's leaders today.



 Our vision is simple: to create tomorrow’s leader today, one community at a time. 

Strategic Objectives


  • To sponsor youth programs;
  • To develop strong academic and social/emotional skills in children 8 to 18;
  • To mentor youth in our community;
  • To award scholarships;
  • To improve college access opportunities for middle and high school students;
  • To develop leaders of tomorrow

Executive Team

Jaemellah Kemp


Founder & CEO

Doyle "Pat" Chedick


Board Treasurer

Quantane Higginbotham


Board Secretary

Board of Directors


Tasha Beckford

Candis Fields

Candis Fields

Candis Fields

Vee Jones

Virginia "Vee" Jones, Board Chair

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers = mission success


 We are looking for dynamic, dedicated, creative, and goal driven individuals to fill the following open positions within our organization 

Events Manager


 Primary responsibility of this position is to manage all organizational events while working closely with the Executive Assistant. Duties include coordinating volunteers, building relationships with vendors and event planners, overseeing successful event planning from an organizational standpoint adhering to the vision and mission of the CEO, and scheduling planning meetings as needed. 

Director of Development


 This individual will report directly to the CEO and will be responsible for researching and securing funding for organizational programs, initiatives, and activities. 10 hours per week is the desired commitment for this position. 

Newsletter Editor


The Newsletter Editor will be responsible for drafting creative, informative, and interactive email updates through MailChimp. Communications will include, but not limited to, the monthly IT TAKES TWO, INC eNewsletter, upcoming events, initiatives, scholarship opportunities, and external community events. Growth of email list is a high priority for this position. 

Help Our Cause

Your support and contributions will enable us to serve our youth through scholarships, life skills, promote literacy, and offer opportunities that create a bright future. Your generous donation will fund our vision of Creating Tomorrow's Leaders Today.

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

Keep in Touch

Contact Us


PO Box 787 Gambrills, MD 21054-0787

443.302.9799 info@ittakestwoinc.org

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