Mentor Spotlight: Carly Newton

Major: Communication studies Year: Rising senior Pronouns: She/her Hometown: Poconos, PA What is your favorite quote? “Faith is the first factor in a life devoted to service. Without it, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible.” -Mary Mcleod Bethune What extra-curricular activities are you part of on campus? How have they contributed to shaping your world-view and your identity? I am the new President of the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. Temple University section, and the Vice President for Queen in You, Temple Chapter. Being a part of these organizations has furthered my passion for giving back to those in need around me and especially my black community. It has also red

Mentee of the Month- Sequoi Felix

Sequoi Felix is recognized as our April 2020 DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc. Mentee of the Month. Sequoi was selected because of his commitment to obtaining his formal education, his perseverance in overcoming life's challenges and good citizenship in our community. Sequoi is currently a Sophomore at The U School and has been a member of DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc. since January 2019. Sequoi, a 10th Grader at The U School is a talented musician, a good friend, and a great person to be around. DonCARES Assistant Director Cameron, and DonCARES Executive Director and Sequoi's mentor Donovan are proud of Sequoi and his recent accomplishments. Congratulations, and enjoy the certificate and WaWa

Mentor of the Month: Carly Newton

Carly Newton is recognized as the April 2020 DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc. Mentor of the Month. Carly was selected because she has shown outstanding commitment to our core values and has built an admirable relationship with her mentee Dominate. Carly is a Junior at Temple University majoring in Communication Studies with a Minor in Public Relations. DonCARES Executive Director Donovan Forrest met Carly during the 2018-2019 school year at a program for The National Council of Negro Women, Temple Section. Carly chose to become a mentor for DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc. because she thinks mentoring is essential and because she saw the genuine work DonCARES does for the community. Carly says:

Mentor Spotlight: Aaron Williams

Name: Aaron Williams Major: Sociology Major, Africology Minor Year: Junior Pronouns: He/Him/His Hometown: Allentown, PA What is your favorite quote? “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” - Dr. Seuss What extra-curricular activities are you part of on campus? How have they contributed to shaping your world-view and your identity? I’m currently the secretary of Temple’s Pre Law Society and I work at Information Desk at the Student Center. It’s contributed to my world-view and identity because it has really reinforced the importance of being patient with people and the need for empathy when building connections and relations

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