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Yusupha Manneh: Youth Empowerment through Entrepreneurship

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My guest on today’s show is Yusupha Manneh. Yusupha is a 29 year old man from Gambia. He is a highly sought after speaker particularly by youth groups throughout Gambia. Yusupha graduated from St. Augustine’s Senior Secondary school in 2012, and his performance earned him a spot at the Gambia College School of Education where he studied education from 2013 to 2016. He majored in English and Agriculture. He graduated in 2016. He was hired by the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education as a qualifed teacher. He now has 5 years of teaching experience. In 2017, Yusupha, along with […]
Michael Arterberry

Michael Arterberry: Shake The Dirt Off

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Michael is a Master Encourager and dynamic motivational speaker. In 2008, he founded Youth Voices Center, Inc.; a non-profit with the mission of helping young people to become active, productive members of society.  He helps them achieve this by overcoming their obstacles.  In addition, he helps them overcome their history, stereotypes, as well as their own self-image and limiting beliefs. Michael received the 2010 USA Network’s Characters Unite Award for exceptional commitment to combating predjudice and discrimination while increasing tolerance and acceptance within the community. And, he is also the recipient of the 2014 100 Men of Color Award for […]
Terrance Henderson

Terrance Henderson: Hannah Smiles Alcoa Community Youth Empowerment & Sport

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Terrance hails from Alcoa, TN, where he was born and raised. Alcoa is a tiny town consisting of 13 streets – 12 full streets, and 2 half streets. It is named for the Aluminum Company Of America – which at one time had 4 plants operating in the area.  But now there is only 1. Terrance’s cause is to support Hanna Smiles; a non-profit organization.  This organization provides additional pathways in academics and personal development. They focus is on instilling values, hope and self-esteem. This is done by investing in youth’s academics and personal development.  Research confirms that quality mentoring […]