Youth Speak Mid-South March Madness Mad about Beauty Kicked off the first week of March with Very Special Guests…
Beverly Harwell of Dew Drop Nails 3/7/13 6-7pm. Ms. Harwell spoke about beauty, health and entrepreneurship, conducted Q&A session and had a beauty activity for the girls. She donated her time and her only request was that the girls make good grades this next quarter, and provide her with documentation of the good grades and to mentally and physically define diva in a positive way. This diva made an impact on the diva’s in training. Youth Speak actor Jamarah Wright honored that request, making all A’s and bringing in her report card to the following meeting.
Inger UpChurch of I.O.U Jewelry presented Empowering Young Women in Starting Their Own Business on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 7:00 pm. In this workshop she gave empowerment, which is the first step to building positive self-esteem, confidence and economic freedom. Ms. Upchurch gave tips and advice on the how to’s of basic jewelry making. The young ladies of Youth Speak Mid-South created original jewelry at no cost and some purchased some of Ms. Upchurch’s I.O.U original earrings for just $5.00.
This week “Like a Diamond, I am Beautiful” will be presented by Our Sister in Unity and continued supporter Jaria Sharkey founder and CEO of MLYL (My Leading Young Lady) Thursday, 3/28/13 @ 7pm. She will give us insight on her program & organization.