Skill Set:

  • Self-exploration through Artistic Expression
  • Community Involvement and Engagement
  • Leadership Development
  • Social Emotional Development
  • Trauma Processing
  • Mentorship

Youth Development Resume:

  • Education Contractor for "Starting Write Now" - October 2016 - Present
  • Creative Director for "Heard Em Say Youth Arts Collective" (Tampa) - 2014 - Present
  • Facilitated, advised, chaperone and develop curriculum for emotional intelligence retreat for homeless teens with "Starting Right Now" - February 2017 & 2018
  • Wrote and facilitated a 6 week and 10 week poetry program for homeless teens at Starting Right, Now”. (Tampa) - Fall 2015, 2016 & 2017
  • Co-coach/trainer and mentor for teen poetry slam team “Heard Em Say” that travels and competes at the "Brave New Voices" youth poetry festival held in various cities on a yearly basis (Tampa, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Philadelphia)  - 2014 - Present
  • Facilitate, advise, chaperone and develop curriculum for "ANYTOWN", a 5 day, 6 night, residential, anti-discrimination program for teens operated through "Community Tampa Bay" - 2013, 2015, June & July 2016
  • Wrote and facilitated a poetry workshop for teens interested in journalism at "2015 FSPA District 4 Workshop!”. (Tampa) -September 2016
  • Facilitated poetry workshops with the "Charles Britt Academy" youth detention program in St Pete – December 2014
  • Facilitated 2 day poetry/hip-hop workshop at “Challenger Memorial Youth Center” detention facility
    for the “New Earth Organization” Los Angeles, CA - October 2014

Writing & Performance Arts EducationYouth Development

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