Lessons From My Journey

In February we presented our first community engagement seminar entitled “Why Me?”.  It was a wonderful opportunity to share the reason why I started this organization in addition to answering a question that I am sure many children of...

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Happy February

Happy February! Boy has it been a busy year for us thus far! In January we officially announced the charitable arm for YANA, Beeyond Their Walls, and now we are able to accept tax deductible donations as Beeyond Their Walls...

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2020 Is Personal

  I’ve sat here thinking of what can I write, how can I reintroduce myself and my passion YANA to the world? And only one thought came to mind – this is personal. YANA is personal. So, it only makes...

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New School Year = New Opportunities to Make a Difference

New School Year = New Opportunities to Make a Difference Many children look at their parents as an all-wise, powerful, and important person. More times than not, a child’s parent is his/her first superhero, someone that they seek help and...

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Stigmas….

Spring is here and it has come with many opportunities for YANA to participate in community events! We’ve had the opportunity to read to first grade students, participate in a community fair for under-served communities, serve as a panel...

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It is Great to be Here!

Welcome! Welcome! Welcome! Today marks the first of many blogs to come for You(th) Are Not Alone or as I like to affectionately say, YANA. I have created this blog to share with you what YANA represents and why we...

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