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"You can’t be your best without diversity."

Melyssa is an advocate for diversity inclusion, and economic justice, she currently serves on the Board of Directors for BALANCE and several other local community nonprofit organizations that provide services and advocacy to youth and families. She has served on the board of directors for the American Bankruptcy Institute and the advisory board for the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. She has sponsored and supported Employee Resource Groups to amplify the voice of those that are under represented in organizations and communities.

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Live the Kwanzaa Life. Every day.

Some days it seems like all we see in our world is a divided and disempowered community. But we believe it doesn’t have to be like this.

We believe that if we get back to the core of who we are as individuals and as a people, we can reconnect with our God-given power. And we can work together to build up rather than tear down.

That’s why we created Kwanzaa Every Day. We want to highlight tools and activities you need to celebrate our shared culture that so rich in meaning. And ultimately, you’ll be empowered to improve your life and achieve every dream you set your mind to.

Doesn’t this sound like a world you want to live in? Us, too. Thank you for joining us on this journey!