African Americans have impacted every professional field you can think of from sports, science, politics, business and health to religion, entertainment, and social activism. Ms. Parker believes that today’s youth have lost sight of their ancestors’ contributions, sacrifices, and most importantly of how they accomplished so much with so little. RYES’ goal is to guide youth away from the negative distractions that entice them to make the wrong choices and redirect them onto a path of positive consciousness. As Martin Luther King, Jr. noted, “We Need A Radical Revolution of Values.” It is imperative that professional individuals in all fields come together to turn things around and improve our young people lives.
In order for ROASA, Inc., to continue connecting young people with professional valued providers, we seek are seeking sponsorship from business leaders like you in the DMV area. Young people are falling between the cracks and becoming victim to so many social distractions (drugs, HIV/AIDS, gang violence, mental wellness, lack of education, unemployment, homelessness, poor health, and social addictions (Facebook, Myspace, video games, etc.).