Yvette Long is the President of Aspire where she works to educate students on how to reduce their risky behaviors and decisions, while also teaching them methods to manage their time, goals and decision-making skills.
She is also the founder of Platinum Minds where in 2006 she was reading a local newspaper article, which described dangerous neighborhoods where young boys faced daily intimidation and enormous pressure to join street gangs – an environment where promising young students could be killed as they walked to school or played in the local park.
She recently wrote a book about African American History and raising self esteem in our youth.
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