January 8th, the Chatham Rotary Program hosted Robert David, Youth & Gang Violence Prevention Coordinator, for the City of Danville. Robert is the Author of Stand Up and Breathe: Four Steps to Recovery from Failure. He is a motivational speaker, former Natural Mr. Universe and four-time Drug Free Powerlifter World Champion, owner of David Management Youth Intervention Services and Sirbigness Mobile Fitness.
The program, sponsored by Chatham Rotarian Rachel del Campo Gatewood, was well received as Robert embraced the struggle of the at-risk youth for over 20 years by providing outreach programs and individual mentoring. He serves as the liaison between the community, the youth, and the city to develop and manage programs that address the problems of youth violence. He shared with the Chatham Rotary Club the success of the City’s first Project Imagine.