"I joined BGS because I believe cultural competency is critical to effective mental health interventions. I also want to play a role in breaking the stigma around mental health issues."
"I founded Black Girls Smile because young black girls experience unique stressors in life. A young girls ability to cope with life's stressors can make or break her mentally."
“As an advocate of mental health, I want to make it my life mission to not only raise mental health awareness but I'd like to also execute programs & initiatives dedicated to changing lives."
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"Sierra joined BGS to empower young girls with mental health issues to educate themselves on how to get help and set themselves up to lead healthy and fulfilled lives. "
"I'm excited and proud to be on the Board of Black Girls Smile. Mental illness is often stigmatized, BGS efforts to replace stigma with knowledge and education is a program I must be a part of because they are changing minds and changing lives."