Deasia is definitely a Young Leader. Have you ever met a young person with boldness, spunk, curiosity and compassion all in one? If you haven’t, you might want to sit down and have a conversation with this John Marshall High School 10th grader. Brookland Park has been home to Deasia her entire life. In fact, her great grandmother grew up and still lives in Brookland Park! Deasia has been leading the way in conducting community listening interviews with her neighbors. In the midst off her taking 2 AP classes, assisting her mother with taking care of her little brother and finding time for a social life, Deasia has thought of many ways to enhance Embrace’s Young Leaders Program. In the coming months, she will be promoted from Community Listening Intern to Team Building Apprentice. Her gifts are that she is able to care and be a good listener to others. She dreams to become an attorney and the skills she is gaining as a community organizer through the Young Leaders will surely put her on the right path.
Stay tuned for more news on Ms. Deasia!