Tag :Youth

Posted on 18 Sep 2015
How To Dress Like A Young Leader

As a young leader, I have to present myself as such. But how? Sometimes it can be hard to figure out how to look professional or respectful and still keep your unique fashion sense. Throughout my career as a young entrep...

Posted on 11 Sep 2015
The Value of Honesty

United Airlines is experiencing a leadership shake-up at this very moment. In the wake of a federal corruption investigation three top executives have resigned leaving United Airlines with frustrated passengers, a labor...

Posted on 08 Sep 2015
What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up ?

Two weeks ago, I asked my five year old cousin what she wanted to be when she grew up and she told me she wanted to be a doctor. She ran into her play room and grabbed her Doc McStuffins doctor bag and came back and sai...

Posted on 07 Sep 2015
YOUTH MOVEMENT

"AVOID NEGATIVE GARBAGE ENJOY LIFE" changing the reality we see daily in the communities we live. never forgetting all the lost people who has fell victim to the streets. helping future youth daily on making positive but...

Posted on 04 Feb 2015
Working for an At-Risk Youth Program is Not a Death Sentence

Programs that serve "at-risk" youth often carries the stigma that it is designed to fail. Program staffers are literally expected to serve the “hardest to serve” and produce positive outcomes with extremely limited ...

Posted on 28 Oct 2014
A Letter to a Young Dreamer

Dear Young Dreamer, As you embark on this journey of starting college, or joining the workforce, you’ll receive literally tons of advice. Most of it you’ll ignore as I did at your age because after all who knows wha...

Posted on 19 Aug 2014
Join the youth movement

When problems arise such as those facing teens in the Central New York area (Syracuse, New York), it takes a special approach to help divert their attention while providing positive encouragement and valuable opportuniti...

Posted on 15 Mar 2014
The Importance of Youth Summits

I recently spoke at the New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators’ 43rd Annual Conference. The topic, Reclaiming our Sons and Daughters, was a youth summit that brought bright, young minds toget...

Posted on 10 Feb 2014
Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil

Recently I delivered a keynote speech for a joint township's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. The occasion came on the heals of the filming of a documentary on the impact of incarcerations. The bright, articulat...

Posted on 10 Dec 2013
THE MESSAGE YOU CONVEY!

There's a reason it's called underwear. I can't help but to notice the change in how our young people express themselves. What's so astonishing is that most of them seemingly aren't even aware that they are sending messa...