Meet The Founder

“Village-Connect represents oneness of mind, body and spirit manifested through action.”

About Our Founder

Founder and Executive Director, Gaylon Logan, Jr. has more than 20 years of experience in non-profit management with expertise in program conceptualization and developing community outreach curriculum. Additionally Mr. Logan is the innovator of a new life coaching model called “Culture Based Transformative Coaching” (CBTC).

Mr. Logan has coached and mentored more than 300 clients in individual. group. and family settings as principal consultant at 3R’s Consulting Services. as Program and Executive Director of Vision Youthz. and currently with Village-Connect. CBTC is a life-coaching intervention model which employs moti vational interviewing and aggressive outreach/engagement with client’s support system which may not be recognized. CBTC is rooted in developing cultural and communal awareness as a means to make change more relevant and promising for clients.

Mr. Logan’s vision for Village-Connect integrates the success of coaching with an understanding of the importance of culture. identity. and community peer networking.

Awards & Recognition


Berkeley Alumni Chapter. Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity “2011 Award for Outstanding and Dedicated Community Service·

KOED/Union Bank of California ‘African An1erican Leadership Award”

The San Francisco Public Library’s ‘Unsung Hero Award’

San Francisco Giants/KTVU Channel 2/San Francisco lndependent’s “Giant’ in the Community Award’

The San Francisco Delinquency Prevention Commission’s ‘Outstanding Youth Organization Award’ The Leonard ‘Lefty’ Gordon Community Service Award

The Youth Leadership Institute’ ‘Leadership Award’

The San Francisco Business and Professional Women’s ·community Organization of the Year Award’