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YES YOU CAN!

We are proud to partner with local author and entrepreneur, Charavina Reader to offer educational and motivational experiences that encourages the beautiful little Black boys and girls of Forsyth County to glean from their ancestors and current history makers in order to achieve their wildest dreams.

With the right tools we believe every little Black girl and boy can reach great heights. 

AUTHOR

CHARAVINA READER

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REGISTER TODAY

AUGUST 6TH

10:30AM-2PM

DEAR LITTLE BLACK GIRL, YES YOU CAN 

Garden Tea Party

Jump at the Sun is partnering with author and youth motivational speaker, Charavina Reader, to host a tea party in honor of Little Black Girls of Winston-Salem/ Forsyth County.  Nominate your 9-13 year old Little Black Girl to attend the event by completing the registration form on the left.

Activities to include:

  • Tea Party Lunch and Snacks

  • Fun Activities

  • Etiquette Lesson

  • Dear Little Black Girl, Yes You Can, Panel Discussion

  • Dear Little Black Girl, Yes You Can Book and Activity Book

Our Space 2 Heal at Simons Community Garden

1922 S. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DR 27105

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MEET THE AUTHOR

Charavina Reader is the founder of the Yes You Can! Initiative,  and author of the book Dear Little Black, Girl Yes You Can! Born and raised in Winston-Salem, Charavina has seen the city from all angles: from a curious student in the WS/FC school system to an adult engaged in the ever-growing community. With great hope to continually create a thriving Winston-Salem, Charavina's desire to serve people from the youngest to the oldest has taken her on a creative and beautiful journey.


Starting with a dream at only 9 years old to become an entrepreneur, 21 years later Charavina has made her dream a reality. She has since become a published author and started her own beauty business, No Lye Natural Beauty. The Yes You Can! Initiative was born from Charavina's realized dreams to help spark the imagination of children to dream the big dreams without limitations and more importantly to give children the opportunity to imagine their big dreams realized one day as well. She has proven the Yes You Can! mantra: "Despite what they say and with a plan, Yes You Can!"

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