Successful Sistah: Cheleah Jackson

I’m so excited to feature Cheleah Jackson as a “Successful Sistah” at! Jackson, a graduate student studying counselor education, feels that the greatest ill black children in Richmond face is the fact that many grow up not knowing their identity. “Not knowing who they are and what type of people they come from,” she explains. Through her hands-on work with Richmond’s youth, she looks to provide the affirmation needed to find one’s identity — the same affirmation her schooling experience failed to provide for her. Read more about Cheleah Jackson here.