FORA.tv Speaker - Mekia Matthews

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Biography

Mekia Matthews is a Philadelphia native whose roots are firmly planted in her civil rights heritage. A product of the Philadelphia Public School System, Mekia went on to attend Chestnut Hill College and become a recipient of the prestigious Star Fellowship, gaining the honor of working in the office Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke. Mekia also serves as the Founder and President of Dare To DREAM BIG, a youth education and leadership based organization in Northwest Philadelphia, inspiring hope and preparing students for success in school and beyond. In addition to developing strategies to improve the lives of Philadelphia youth she collaborates with parents, school personnel and other community organizations to build bridges that uplift and foster positive change. Dare To DREAM BIG serves as a reflection of her personal philosophy, dream big, work hard, grow and give!

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