Empowering teens to connect with self, enabling a flourishing transition into adulthood. 

Digging Up Potential. Unearthing Purpose.


Our role at Cultivating You, Inc. is to facilitate teens' thinking through open expression of thoughts and opinions without fear of rebuke or rejection. Our curriculum focuses on gaining self-awareness, giving teens the means to implement learned behaviors into their everyday lives. We invite you to explore our website, and to contact us with questions about our values, programs, community, and more. 

About Us

Founded in 2006, Cultivating You, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization; and designated Georgia State of Hope site. We provide self-development programming to underserved teens, ages 14-19, through literacy initiatives in the West Georgia area. Our mission is to empower teens to connect with self, enabling a flourishing transition into adulthood. 


We pride ourselves on creating a unique, exciting environment that embraces individuality and promotes growth both academically and personally. Students and families are welcomed into a dynamic and supportive community.

Stephanie Tullis

Executive Director | Founder 

Ms. Tullis has a background working in the nonprofit sector, office administration, education, and with youth. She received her B.S. in Law and Legal Assistance from Morris Brown College and attended the University of West Georgia where she studied Secondary English Education. 

Lashunda Morris

Board Chair

5th Grade Science Teacher                           Hunt Elementary School | Fort Valley, GA

Christine Sims

Board Treasurer

Psychotherapist | Embrace Counseling       and Consulting, LLC | Hiram, GA

Susana Velez-Castrillon, Ph.D.

Board Secretary 

Associate Professor of Management University of West Georgia | Carrollton, GA


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