CREATED & LED PROJECTS
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
Black Lives Matter Systemwide Initiative Co-Lead (2020-Current)
Co-Lead of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library's Black Lives Matter team where I created the structure of the team and co-created the outcomes and goals of the team. Host monthly team meetings and create annual "strategic" team plans.
Bridging the Gap Workforce Development Program Series (2020-Current)
Created a 4-week workforce development series that partners with local agencies to provide career enhancement workshops for clients.
Reading in Color Systemwide Program (2016-Current)
Created by Jasmine McNeil at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, Reading in Color is a program that is focused on exposing children to diverse characters and literature. It's aim is to increase literacy skills in reluctant readers through diverse characters in books. Host monthly team meetings, and create and manage budget. In 2020, Reading in Color received the "Best Collaboration Award" from the Mayor's Mentoring Alliance.
I CAN Celebrate the National African American Read-In Event (02/2021)
Created and hosted the first annual event for Charlotte Mecklenburg Library to partake in, and to celebrate the National African American Read-In
Bigger Than High School: Full Day College Event (2019)
Co-Creator and organizer of Bigger Than High School. This event was a partnership between the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library and the Urban Education Collaborative at UNC Charlotte in 2019.
Just Do It: Systemwide Outreach Retreat (2018)
Co-Creator and organizer of the systemwide Outreach Learning Retreat. This is an annual professional development day for all system staff. The day's theme was "Just Do It". Staff were able to have a full day of Outreach shadowing throughout the Charlotte Community and listen to guest speakers to motivate them to "Just Do It".