That money generated from the fashion show funds programming for the 112 teens and pre-teens currently enrolled. MSTMT provides safe space for tough conversations, mentoring, meals, guidance on future planning, college tours, monthly outings and much more.
In her experience, says Leslie Council Lake, the leaders of predominantly white organizations too often address diversity with the best of intentions but insufficient knowledge. To address that frustrating dynamic, she and her husband Kenyon Lake are organizing the Reality Check Conference, which will be held on Friday, June 29, at A-B Tech.
WHAT: The second annual My Sistah Taught Me That fashion show WHEN: Sunday, Aug. 6, 3-5:30 p.m. WHERE: Celine’s on Broadway WHY: From dance performances to marching down the catwalk, the girls of My Sistah Taught Me That have dedicated the last few months preparing for their second annual fashion show fundraiser. “This year, the […]
Fashion consultant Leslie Council recently founded a female-focused branch of mentorship nonprofit My Daddy Taught Me That and will host a benefit to cover year one expenses. The event is at Celine’s on Broadway on Sunday, June 12.