Everlecia Taylor

The definition of effervescent is an adjective that means vivacious and enthusiastic. If a picture of a person was also seen in the dictionary under that word, you would see the face of Everlecia Taylor. I had the pleasure of meeting Everlecia for the first time at our Toastmasters Speakers By The Sea club. When…

Compassion Through Action

Behind every successful non-profit is a genuine desire to make a difference in the lives of the people you serve.  This is true for Jeff Padilla, the Executive Director of Compassion Through Action.Jeff is not new to the ideals of Compassion Through Action and service to others. He first began his association with this small…

The Motivated Men of Dorsey High School

My  guests this week are part of the Motivated Men of Dorsey High School. Their mission is to provide strategic support to Dorsey High School administration in promoting academic achievement and establishing a positive learning experience for the young men of Dorsey High School. I have a personal connection to Dorsey.  My mother graduated there…