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From College Dropout to Late Registration

I was inspired to write this piece because a good friend of mine wanted me to talk to her mentee. She described this young man as being  “pro self-education”, in other words, he just doesn’t see how college can help him. My friend knows me well; She knew I would be a good person for … Continue reading

Can the real Syreeta Gates please stand UP!

Through the power of popular culture, Syreeta Gates has created an unparalleled connection with young people. As the founder of The SWT Life and author of Just Be Cause, she has inspired, educated and impacted hundreds of American youth in the past seven years. Her accomplishments as a youth development consultant and philanthropist have established her as one of the most promising cultural leaders to watch.

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