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Community Connections

"Build a successful business, not only by selling a dynamic product, and providing great customer service, but by listening to your community, celebrating others in your community, becoming a solution to problems, and playing your role in uplifting your community."
Here are a few ways we've been making connections.

 

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January 26, 2024

Harrisburg, PA --- Christina Johnson is a graduate of the CARE-Ready Life Coach Certification class from August of 2019, and an advocate for reentry and adult education.

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December 29, 2023

Harrisburg, PA --- Lamont Jones is a graduate of the CARE-Ready Life Coach Certification class from May of 2019, a community mentor, and a re-entry service provider.

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November 8, 2023

STEP Forward Life Institute ---  Today, Amethyst Roberson became the first CARE-Ready Master Life Coach trained and certified by Chris and Carol Green through the STEP Forward Life Institute.

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Sep 16, 2023

Steelton, PA --- We were honored to speak at the official launch of Lisa Kessler-Peters’ new book, How I Learned to Hide: Unraveling Shame and Rejection

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Aug 3, 2023

C and C Connections, LLC --- Chris and Carol Green officially became Board-Certified Mental Health Coaches (BCMHC) upon completion of the 'Dare 2 Care' Mental Health Coach - First Responder Training program administered by the American Association of Christian Counselors through Light University.

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June 1, 2023

Over 100 CARE-Ready Life Coaches Certified and Launched Into USA Communities Across 11 States

STEP Forward Life Institute ---Professors Chris and Carol Green, the founders of the STEP Forward Life Institute™ and owners of C and C Connections, LLC, hosted their final online CARE-Ready Life Coaching® Certification program's graduation ceremony, in a powerful and impactful live virtual event.

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April 6, 2023

Fruitful Life Learning Community --- Chris and Carol Green officially launched a Spiritual Wellness Support Group as part of their overall commitment to provide a safe space where people of faith can share their struggles in mental, emotional, physical, financial, occupational, social or spiritual health issues with others who will listen to, offer support, and pray with them.

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November 1, 2022

STEP Forward Life Institute –-- Chris and Carol Green announced the official launch of a new video-on-demand format for their nationally and internationally recognized and endorsed Life Coach Certification Program known as Listen, Lift, Launch: Training and Certification in CARE-Ready Life Coaching™. 

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May 16, 2022

STEP Forward Life Institute ---

In this book, you are sure to find where you are "in your process."  You are sure to find your next step.  You will be encouraged and reassured that you are not alone in your journey. This is a riveting book that has inspired and impacted my life.  

---Chancellor Michal P. Pitzl,    

United Graduate College and Seminary, Int’l

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April 2, 2022

UGCSI --- In a historical first, Professor Shakuntala Rose Reddy, Professor Carol Green and Professor Christopher Green were each conferred a Life Achievement Doctorate of Searcherdemics in an online ceremony that was held during the United Graduate College and Seminary International's annual Searcher Education Summit.

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June 3, 2021

Milestone: 87 CARE-Ready
Life Coaches in 25 Organizations Across Six States

STEP Forward Life Institute --- Community Life Coaches, Chris and Carol Green, graduated the first CARE-Ready Life Coach Certification Class of 2021 on their live video conference.
“Congratulations to our new CARE-Ready Life Coaches," commented facilitators Chris and Carol Green. "This class had to overcome tremendous personal struggles, which included the loss of two family members, the continued challenges of the Covid-19 lock down, and other life upheavals."

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February 27, 2021

Pennsylvania, USA --- Community Life Coaches, Chris and Carol Green facilitated an online Holistic Wellness Presentation for Life Esteem Holistic Wellness Center in Harrisburg, PA. This session’s topic was Occupational Wellness and it featured the Greens as the main session presenters as well.

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December 12, 2020

Panelists in Spiritual Wellness Opioid Recovery Workshop

Pennsylvania, USA --- Community Life Coaches, Chris and Carol Green participated as Panelist in a Spiritual Wellness Workshop at the Life Esteem Holistic Wellness Center in Harrisburg, PA, USA.  The session was one of eight workshops that were provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs. 

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May 14, 2020

Milestone: Over 75 CARE-Ready
Life Coaches Certified and Launched Into USA Communities

Pennsylvania, USA --- Community Life  Coaches, Chris and Carol Green, graduated their FIRST EVER, Live Video Conference-based Care-Ready Life Coach Certification Class in the midst of Covid-19 lockdowns.

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August 16, 2019

 Introducing the CARE-Ready 
Concept to Ex-Offender and Reentry Supporters

Pennsylvania, USA --- Community Life Coaches, Chris and Carol Green, were among several speakers at today's Open House Event at Sound Community Solutions hosted by Vladimir Beaufils. SCS is primarily known for its reentry work with those coming out of prison. In this event, they highlighted their work by presenting testimonials and providing a tour of their newest facility.

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July 11, 2018

Pennsylvania, USA  --- Chris and Carol Green were the featured presenters in the Homelessness conference as representatives from  organizations, agencies, charities, government services and churches who address human service issues from perspectives that range from education and housing, to mental wellness and trauma.

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October 6, 2017

Launching a Servant-Leadership
and Spiritual Wellness Hub

Pennsylvania, USA --- Community Life Coaches, Chris and Carol Green, hosted a servant-leadership summit to officially launch the Fruitful Life Learning Community as the educational, inspirational and spiritual wellness hub of an alliance and network of home groups, outreach organizations, and community leaders.

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June 14, 2016

Partnering With Local Shelter to Help Women Rebuild Their Lives

Pennsylvania, USA --- Community Life Coaches, Chris and Carol Green were part of a special gathering of community partners and volunteers who were acknowledged at a Recognition Reception hosted by the Shalom House Women’s Shelter.

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December 9, 2015

Offering Inspiration, Help and
Hope to the City's Unemployed

Pennsylvania, USA --- Community Life Coaches Chris and Carol Green, returned to EDSI - PA CareerLink® Job Club to again uplift, encourage and empower the unemployed in their community.

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January 12, 2024

Commemorating 20 Years in PA
With Free eBook Download

 

STEP Forward Life Institute --- Using excerpts from their book, "Rest, Retreats, Revival and Other Comedies", Chris and Carol Green reproduced and re-issued a scaled down 45-page publication to commemorate 20 years of ministry in south central Pennsylvania, USA.

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December 3, 2023

Fruitful Life Learning Community --- Chris and Carol Green expanded the Spiritual Growth and Maturity section of the STEP Forward Life Institute, to now include professional counselors.

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October 31, 2023

Spiritual Wellness Community's Monthly Update (October)

Fruitful Life Learning Community --- Chris and Carol Green provide a summary and comprehensive overview for the month of October.

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Sep 15, 2023

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Bishop Paul T. Veney, Sr.

Harrisburg, PA --- Today, we were humbled and honored to be given the opportunity to minister the Invocation to begin a royal Home-going celebration of one the most regal and noble souls that we will ever meet in our lifetime.

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July 31, 2023

Spiritual Wellness Community's Monthly Update (July)
 

Fruitful Life Learning Community --- Chris and Carol Green provide a summary and comprehensive overview for the month of July.

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May 31, 2023

Spiritual Wellness Community's Monthly Update (May)
 

Fruitful Life Learning Community --- Chris and Carol Green provide a summary and comprehensive overview for the month of May.

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April 4, 2023

CARE-Ready Life Coaching® Receives USPTO Registered Trademark Approval

C and C Connections, LLC --- Community Life Coaches, Chris and Carol Green received an official Notice of Acceptance of Statement of Use from the U.S. Patents and Trademarks Office (USPTO), for their nationally and internationally recognized Coaching model known as CARE-Ready Life Coaching.

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August 1, 2022

Pennsylvania, USA --- Chris and Carol Green presented 12 worthy recipients their CARE-Ready Responder Certificates of Completion after they successfully attended two online live video training sessions that were hosted by the Metro Christian Worship Center in St. Louis, MO, USA

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April 20, 2022

iChange Nations™ (ICN) --- Professors Chris and Carol Green each received an ICN 2022 World Civility Icon Awards for Global Educator of the Year. This award is presented to candidates that have contributed to the advancement of humanity through their ideologies, inventions, and leadership. They have impacted communities with trust and dignity, having improved the quality of life for those they serve.

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November 18, 2021

Milestone: 95 CARE-Ready
Life Coaches in 30 Organizations Across Nine States

 

STEP Forward Life Institute --- Chris and Carol Green, in collaboration with The STEP Forward Life Institute and United Graduate College and Seminary International (UGCSI), hosted the graduation of the CARE-Ready Life Coach Certification Fall Class of 2021, in an event that took place on a live video conference. 

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May 18, 2021

Coach Chris Green Facilitates Fatherhood Academy Support Group Session
 

Pennsylvania, USA --- Community Life Coach, Chris Green was the facilitator of today's session for the Fatherhood Academy Support Group. Sponsored by Life Esteem, Inc, these weekly sessions are for men 18 years and older. This group is especially helpful for men who are reuniting with their families involved in separation or divorce from their family, or simply to improve their parenting skills.

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January 23, 2021

Chris and Carol Green
Recognized as Icons of Greatness


 

London, UK --- Chris and Carol Green were officially inducted in the 2021 World Book of Greatness today on the Greatness TV global broadcast. The World Book of Greatness is the world’s first and only official record of great (yet primarily unknown) people around the world. 

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November 20, 2020

Milestone: Over 80 CARE-Ready
Life Coaches Certified, Launched   
Into USA Communities

UGCSI, USA --- Master Life CARE-Ready Life Coaches, Chris and Carol Green, graduated their second and final  Live Video Conference-based Coaching Certification Class in 2020. This class included students from Pennsylvania and North Carolina.

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December 7, 2019

Honored with Harambee
Community Leadership Award

Pennsylvania, USA --- Community Life Coaches, Chris and Carol Green, were honored at the Life Esteem Kwanzaa Festival as part of the 19th Annual Harambee Community Leaders Award Program which recognizes individuals and organizations that model one of the seven principles of Nguzo Saba.

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July 16, 2019

Carol Green Featured in
Community News TV Spotlight

Pennsylvania, USA --- Community Life Coach Carol Green was featured in a TV spot about local shelter's plans to   renovate the former Unitarian Church on Market Street in Harrisburg, into what it calls a Community Connection Center for Allison Hill.

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December 21, 2018

Training and Life Coach Certification for Mentors of Ex-Offender Program

Pennsylvania, USA --- Chris and Carol Green continued their latest efforts to produce more Innovative Leadership Life Coaches as they launched a new life coaching certificate class at Sound Community Solutions, Inc.

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April 10, 2018

 Certifying Homeless Shelter's  
First 'Life Success' Coaches

Pennsylvania, USA --- Community CARE-Ready Life Coaches, Chris and Carol Green commissioned the Shalom House Women Shelter's first 'Life Success' Coaches through their CARE-Ready Life Coach Certificate Program.​

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April 21, 2017

Receiving United Way 2017
Volunteer of the Year Nomination

Pennsylvania, USA --- In an award ceremony held in Harrisburg on Thursday evening, April 20, 2017, Community Life Coaches, Chris and Carol Green, received one of United Way's 2017 Volunteer of the Year Nominations for their work and services in the Shalom House Women's Shelter.

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April 23, 2016

Honorary Doctorate Awards for 
Innovative Community Service

Washington, DC (Capitol Hill) --- Chris and Carol Green were publicly confirmed and acknowledged for their innovative community service with Honorary Doctorate Degrees in Christian Leadership (Chris) and Humanities (Carol).

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November 19, 2015

Chris and Carol Green Receive Golden Rule International Award

Pennsylvania, USA --- Chris and Carol Green received the Golden Rule International Award (World Peace Ambassadorship) for living a life that exemplifies the motto of the Golden Rule International, “Treat others the way you want to be treated.” 

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December 30, 2023

Fruitful Life Learning Community --- Chris and Carol Green provide a summary and comprehensive overview for the month of December.

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November 30, 2023

Spiritual Wellness Community's Monthly Update (November)
 

Fruitful Life Learning Community --- Chris and Carol Green provide a summary and comprehensive overview for the month of November.

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September 30, 2023

Spiritual Wellness Community's Monthly Update (September)

Fruitful Life Learning Community --- Chris and Carol Green provide a summary and comprehensive overview for the month of September.

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Aug 31, 2023

Spiritual Wellness Community's Monthly Update (August)

Fruitful Life Learning Community --- Chris and Carol Green provide a summary and comprehensive overview for the month of August.

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June 30, 2023

Spiritual Wellness Community's Monthly Update (June)
 

Fruitful Life Learning Community --- Chris and Carol Green provide a summary and comprehensive overview for the month of June.

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April 30, 2023

Spiritual Wellness Community's Monthly Update (April)
 

Fruitful Life Learning Community --- Chris and Carol Green provide a summary and comprehensive overview for the month of April.

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November 17, 2022

105 CARE-Ready Life Coaches Certified and Launched Into USA Communities Across 10 States

STEP Forward Life Institute --- Chris and Carol Green, in collaboration with The STEP Forward Life Institute, United Graduate College and Seminary International (UGCSI), I Change Nations, and Fruitful Life Network, Inc, hosted the final CARE-Ready™ Coach Certification  graduation ceremony of 2022, in an event that took place tonight on a live video conference.

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June 2, 2022

Milestone: 100 CARE-Ready Life Coaches Certified and Launched Into USA Communities in 10 States

STEP Forward Life Institute --- Chris and Carol Green, in collaboration with The STEP Forward Life Institute, United Graduate College and Seminary International (UGCSI), I Change Nations, and Fruitful Life Network, Inc, hosted the graduation of the CARE-Ready Life Coach™ Certification Spring Class 2022, in an event that took place on a live video conference.

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November 26, 2021

STEP Forward Life Institute ---  In this powerfully relevant book for our times, the creators of the CARE-Ready Life Coaching® model and its mindset-changing initiatives and education, reveal their highly recommended, tested, and proven people-connecting strategies. The Greens build a strong case for adopting the principles of CARE (Civility and Compassion, Awareness and Accountability with Respect and Empathy) in our personal and professional lives.

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August 26, 2021

Milestone: 91 CARE-Ready
Life Coaches in 28 Organizations Across Eight States

 

STEP Forward Life Institute --- Chris and Carol Green, in collaboration with The STEP Forward Life Institute and United Graduate College and Seminary International (UGCSI), hosted the graduation of the CARE-Ready Life Coach Certification Summer Class of 2021, in an event that took place on a live video conference. 

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April 4, 2021

Online Fruitful Life Education and Ministry Preparation Platform

Pennsylvania, USA --- Chris and Carol Green officially launched their online education platform known as the STEP Forward Life Institute, an online learning, faith-based, non-governmental, Biblical and educational platform that offers accredited ministry certifications that can strategically prepare and position students to fulfill  their Kingdom Ambassador roles in relationships, homes, careers, business or community outreach initiatives.

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December 18, 2020

Collaborating with Life Esteem Holistic Wellness Center

Pennsylvania, USA --- Chris and Carol Green officially joined the Advisory  Committee of the Life Esteem, Inc's  Holistic Wellness Initiative in South Central Pennsylvania. As Community Life CARE Coaches, the Greens try to lead by example in their local community.

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June 10, 2020

Appointed Professors of Searcher Education for Online International College and Seminary

(UGCSI) --- H.E. Sir Clyde Rivers and Chancellor, Dr. Michal Pitzl  announced the appointment of Chris and Carol Green as Professors of Searcher Education at United Graduate College and Seminary International. This couple will be positioned to lead the Professional Development of UGCSI's global consortium of Searcher Professors.

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November 27, 2019

Pennsylvania, USA ---  C & C Connections deposited a check issued by Dauphin County as part of a workforce development grant.

"We didn't write the grant, but the organization that applied for it, included our business as one of the entities that is providing training for their staff."

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June 26, 2019

Milestone: 50 CARE-Ready
Life Coaches Certified and Commissioned Into the Community

Pennsylvania, USA --- With the commissioning of their latest CARE-Ready coach certification class, which was hosted by Pat and Nathaniel Gadsden of Life Esteem, Inc, Chris and Carol Green reached another milestone. Since launching their cutting-edge life coach training in 2018, they have now certified and released 50 CARE-Ready Coaches.

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November 8, 2018

Chris and Carol Green Speak at
Zonta International Local Club 

Pennsylvania, USA  --- Community Life Coaches, Chris and Carol Green, were the guest speakers of the November session of the local Zonta International Club. The Greens were invited by its President, Elaine Weinert because they have been providing life coaching support for the staff and residents of a local women's shelter, which the Zonta Club supports on a regular basis.

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March 29, 2018

 Honored on Capitol Hill with Second Honorary Doctorate Awards

Washington, DC (Capitol Hill) --- Community Life Coaches, Chris and Carol Green were part of a special Honors and Distinctions Ceremony held in Washington, DC in the chapel of the U.S. Capitol Building. Hosted by iChange Nations™ and Dr. Clyde Rivers, this non-political event featured several honorees from across the United States and from Africa.

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April 19, 2017

Chris and Carol Green Launch   
New Human Service Coaching Matrix

Pennsylvania, USA --- Community Life Coaches, Chris and Carol Green, introduced their new Coaching Matrix to human service providers, during a monthly staff training at a local Women's Shelter in Harrisburg, PA. This new coaching matrix shows human service organizations how to adopt life coaching skill-sets within a case management paradigm.

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March 9, 2016

Helping the Unemployed Find
More Than New Jobs

Pennsylvania, USA --- Community Life Coaches Chris and Carol Green, have been hosting monthly workshops in the Pennsylvania Career Link’s Job Club, a state-run program offered to assist the unemployed and under employed. They received several success stories at the conclusion of their latest presentation.

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November 11, 2015

Giving Hope, Restoring Dignity
to the City's Unemployed

Pennsylvania, USA ---- Community Life Coaches, Chris and Carol Green, were invited to EDSI - PA CareerLink® Capitol Region's Job Club in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania for the second consecutive month to host what the Greens call a 'Beyond the Resume' Life Coaching workshop.

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