Our youths needs your help. Your financial support is significant to this endeavor and will help enable DIVAS with SOL, Inc. to continue supporting and serving the community. Contact us today.
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DIVAS with SOL, Inc. wants to change many of the traditional male-female relationships that bring about hardship to the community. By having youth come together, we are aiming to provide them with healthy friendships and a strong sense of brother-sisterhood. With these relationships in place, they cannot be divided, and in turn each side grows stronger!
Dedicated to empower and support DIVAS with SOL, Inc. Each Board Member has chosen to dedicate one year or two years to the growth of this non-profit. If you are interested in joining our team contact us.
Tara Johnson single handed started DIVAS with SOL, Inc. Tara's goal is to breakdown the disrespectful negative images and behavior that our at risk, low-income youths display by creating a space of understanding and support. In turn, this will increase their self-esteem, respect for others and a life goal to be successful and an asset to the community.
Tara received her B.A. from University of California, Berkeley. She is a citizen scholar graduate of Mills College, Institute of Civic Leadership. She served as a Representative for the Head Start Policy Council Albany / Berkeley for two years. Tara Johnson was also awarded for Recognition of Outstanding Services to the Community from Barbara Lee a member of Congress. Her goal is be a role model and accessible to our youth. Someone the children can relate to with understanding and proof knowing your dream may not be easy but it is definitely obtainable. She is a proud mother of three. Twins in college, Monte (Son) and Dominique (Daughter) and D’aunte her ten year old son.
Mylika Davis is a Project Accountant and Team Leader for a heavy volume construction company for Contra Costa County and Alameda County. Ms. Davis devoted seven years managing their finances which taught her the importance of budgeting. With Mylika's new found work ethics she realized money management is an asset to a successful life.
I choose to help DIVAS with SOL, Inc because I was able to acquire skills and opportunities that have helped me become the woman that I am today. I give back to enable the youth to have the same chance at life that I had.
Thesia Davis is a qualified Program Supervisor and boys basketball coach at a Residential Treatment Facility. She received a B.A. in Human Services from the University of Phoenix.
Thesia is no stranger to empowering our youth, having spent 18 years as a Program Supervisor, 4 years with homeless families and foster youth and 7 years Behavioral Specialist in a non public school. I choose to help DIVAS with SOL, Inc. because I want to help empower the youth.
Mrs. Johnson is a motivator at heart. She is transparent with her story as a youth, as a teen parent, product of divorce and many other life hurdles that many of our youths face today. Tara choose to share the so called "dark side" of her life so children will know they are not alone, she understands their struggles, and SOMEONE DOES CARE. Mrs. Johnson wants to ignite the fire of success in every child and let them know LIFE IS WHAT YOU MAKE IT. Tara prides her work with the belief there is no such thing as a "bad" child. There are children that make bad choices and need their flame of greatness ignited. Her ultimate goal is to bridge the respect of brother / sisterhood towards each other and in self.
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