DonCARES Speaks at Youth Action, Inc.

On Saturday, October 27, 2018 DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc. Founder and Executive Director Donovan Forrest spoke at Philadelphia Youth Action, Inc. Forrest was invited by Yasmeen Watson Sharif, an alumna of Temple University and current Director of Youth Action's Service Leader Program. Philadelphia Youth Action, Inc is a service-based organization that hosts programming for high school students at University of the Sciences on Saturdays during the semester. Forrest spoke to fifteen high school students in grades 10-12 about his journey to become the Director of DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc. and a current college student at Temple University. Forrest began his presentation with a quote by

Director Spotlight: Briayanna Johnson

Hometown: Peekskill, NY Age: 20 Year/Major: Junior, Double Major African American Studies and Psychology at Temple University How did you begin your work with DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc.? I started my work with DonCARES of Philadelphia Inc, as a GearUp mentor last year. I helped foster a partnership with DonCARES and GearUp at Kensington High School, along with Brianna Morales, through professionalism, resume building, and interview etiquette workshops. How has mentoring work influenced your career decisions? Mentoring work has only emphasized my passion for helping people. I want to become a counseling psychologist with a focus on adolescent development and education in urban cities. Me

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