The Shaper Speaks: A Word With Travis Corpening, M.A.

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In today’s society, where some can’t see past the latest rap lyric or new pair of tennis shoes; it was quite a refreshing and empowering experience to speak with author, public speaker, father, mentor, and nationally syndicated radio host, Travis Corpening.   This member of the National Education Association is dedicated to empowering young men […]

Talking G.R.I.T.S. with Stephanie Willis

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Girls Rocking in the South (G.R.I.T.S) is an organization dedicated to mentoring young ladies from thirteen to eighteen. Stephanie Willis was inspired to work with the G.R.I.T.S. program after working in education for 15 years.  Working in the school system fostered her desire to create an organization that would teach teenage girls to conduct themselves […]

An Escape 2 Sisterhood with Suprena Hickman

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Tis the season of giving, and this week, the Mafietta Movement has chosen to equip our female subscribers with outlets to empower themselves in the upcoming year. We begin our journey with Suprena Hickman. She had a vision to create an organization that would provide women with the ability to improve their physical, mental, and spiritual […]