Better People, Inc. is a non-profit organization founded by Dr. Sheary Johnson to help individuals improve their quality of life and reach attainable goals.  Since November 1, 1990, Better People, Inc. which is a community-based enrichment and development program has focused on serving youths and adults in Richmond, VA.  The guiding motto of this organization has been “Creating  Better People for a Better Tomorrow.”    In 2002 the City of Richmond recognized Better People for its contributions to the community through its core programs.  These programs include informational sessions designed to reinforce and teach appropriate skills in conflict resolution, moral guidance, problem-solving strategies, social skills, personal development and entrepreneurship as well as a wide variety of life skills.