SEPTEMBER 2020

HELP US WIN $25,000 TO CONTINUE

EMPOWERING BLACK AND BROWN GIRLS!

VOTE EVERY DAY, SEPTEMBER 23RD-OCTOBER 2ND!


STATE FARM NEIGHBORHOOD ASSIST



We were selected as a finalist in State Farm’s Neighborhood Assist grant competition! Making it this far, amongst a pool of 2,000 applicants nationwide, has brought us one step closer to winning $25,000 to continue effecting change—empowering black and brown girls to break through systemic barriers and change their trajectory!


With these three easy steps, you could help us land a spot amongst the top 40 winners!

  1. SIGN UP: We’ll send you reminders to vote!

  2. VOTE: Use all of 10 of our votes every day from September 23rd-October 2nd.

  3. SPREAD THE WORD: Share via text, email, and social media using our promo kit! Don’t forget to follow, repost, and tag @ImaraRoose.

OUR MENTORS


We have a group of AMAZING women who will serve as mentors this school year. The majority are current students or recent graduates of Bowie State University, Howard University, and University of Maryland—majoring in everything from finance, to nursing, to theater. We’re super excited that these dynamic women have committed to volunteering their time to help us effect change in the lives of our mentees. Get to know a few of them below!


Bria Entinge is a federal government accountant with a B.S. and M.B.A. from two profound HBCUs. She has worked with youth within her community for over ten years. Bria joined Imara Roose because she has a strong passion for mentorship, and intends to use her experience to transform the next generation.




Teneika Williams is excelling in her career with the federal government. She is a first generation college graduate and also earned her masters.


When she was younger, her mentor made a huge impact on her life and she wants to do the same for other young women through Imara Roose.


We’ve closed our mentor class for the fall semester, but please continue to apply and share this opportunity. We’ll be accepting more mentors for the spring!



COMMUNITY PARTNERS


We're looking for individuals and organizations to join our movement as community partners—helping advance our mission by amplifying awareness, recruiting volunteers, and fundraising. Click here to learn more!

TELL A FRIEND


In order to truly effect change in the lives of our mentees, we need your help! Simply sharing our content with your networks via email, text, and social media can play an invaluable role in empowering black and brown girls in our community. Follow @ImaraRoose on all social media platforms, repost content, and share widely.

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