In January, 2017 board member Janae Rockemore a recent Temple University Graduate and current candidate for the Miss. Philadelphia Scholarship Pageant led a public speaking workshop at the Strawberry Mansion Learning Center. She taught the youth members at SMLC about the importance of projecting your voice and speaking with confidence. Janae describes herself as a an effervescent woman with an ardency for education the arts and advocacy for the youth. Since her joining of DonCARES of Philadelphia in October, 2016 Janae has embodied the founding principles of a DonCARES mentor which are care and consistency. Janae’s passion for education as well as youth mentorship has inspired many including Donovan Forrest. He says “Janae’s professionalism and care for all she comes into contact with make her a heck of a team player.” Great job completing your degree and best of luck in your future endeavors Miss Rockemore!
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Mentorship program introduces high school students of color to their college student contemporaries