Being authentic at all times and open-minded in all interactions.
žImplementation of the diversity of individuals, ideas and expressions.
žProviding opportunities for individuals to recognize their full potential for personal development and creativeness.

žProviding excellence through training and workshops.

We will devote the time and energy necessary to educate, advocate and mentor students of all backgrounds in the Dallas Metroplex and Oakcliff areas.


Francine Hawkins-Alegeh


Founder

Executive Director

Business Owner

Entrepreneur

Speaker

Advisor

​Mentor


Working with children was supposed to

​be a short term commitment, but it became a life-long journey. I'm so fortunate to be able to impact the lives of youth in my communities, all while partnering with some of the most passionate and driven mentors and educational partners in Dallas.




MAKING A DIFFERENCE

FROM POVERTY TO PROSPERITY

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS

SUMMER PROGRAMS

CERTIFICATIONS

AWARDS COMPETITIONS

FIELD TRIPS

​TRADESHOWS

FISHING TRIPS

 






VALUES

When you have a community project that needs to be done, look no further than Emergent Visionaries Inc, South OakCliff's first  nonprofit that was created by a black woman that has multiple trades under her belt and can teach all trades.  We innovate. We deliver. 


Emergent Visionaries Incorporated was founded in 2016 by our current Executive Director, Francine Hawkins-Alegeh. Over the last 7 years she has mentored in the Irving ISD and Carrollton Farmers Branch ISD school districts. Francine has  served on several advisory boards and construction organizations board of directors the last 10 years.  Positions held included President and Vice President. Technology is her passion. She has earned degrees and certifications in computer aided design, construction, Audio Visual, electronics, electricity, plumbing, project management, construction management and business. She works full time as a Senior CAD Technician and has 2 nights and weekends businesses. Alegeh Drafting Services and F. D. Hawkins Painting and Remodeling. She has worked in many industries but one thing remains unchanged – her dedication to educating and mentoring students. 

NAWIC

OAKCLIFF CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

REGIONAL HISPANIC CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION

PHI THETA KAPPA

​THE NATIONAL SOCIETY OF LEADERSHIP AND SUCCESS

BLACK CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION




žBasic Construction Training
žBasic Electronics and AV Trainingž
žBasic CAD and Drafting Training
žžBasic Computer Training
žžCollege Prep 
žNEF Construction Programs 
žWorkshops
žProfessional Speakers 
žInfocomm Training and Certifications ž
NEF CAD Drafting and Design Competition

To be a leading organization in the Southern Sector of Dallas that provides work preparedness in the construction and engineering fields to break the cycle of poverty.

emergent visionaries inc



COMMUNITY, PROFESSIONAL AND EDUCATION PARTNERSHIPS

GOALS

CAD DESIGN

CONSTRUCTION

AUDIO VISUAL

WORKSHOPS

GUEST SPEAKERS

COLLEGE PREP

COOKING LESSONS

FINANCIAL PLANNING

LIFE SKILLS

TUTORING









MEMBERSHIPS

vision

WELCOME

mission

PROGRAMS