The first individual I'd like to highlight for the SWAV series is Dr. Steve Perry.
photo credit: Dr. Steve Perry Facebook page
Who is Dr. Steve Perry?
This brother captured my attention during an episode of "Save My Son" on TV One. The show is a documentary on his fight for young black men who fell victim to poor choices and bad influences. By the end of the episode, I was moved. Although I do not have a son, the show resonated with me as a parent.
Dr. Perry is also the founder and principal of Capital Prep Magnet School in Hartford, CT. The school was opened in 2004 and has sent 100% of its low-income first-generation graduates to four-year colleges. You can also see him on CNN as a contributor.
What is Dr. Steve Perry's charge?
Dr. Perry has a strong passion and desire for our community to have access to school/education.
Where can I find out more about Dr. Steve Perry?
Visit here: http://www.drsteveperry.org/
Why does Dr. Steve Perry inspire me?
Dr. Steve Perry inspires me because of his passion and love for our children. He produces positive change by his work to build/transform our communities through education, love, access, and accountability.
Dr. Steve Perry is a Soldier With A Vision...so SWAV!