TFA Graduate Fellows Program

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Charlotte Arrowsmith

Charlotte's project focuses on bettering access to mental health services for youth in the Mississippi Delta. Charlotte believes whether it is a quality education, or treatment services for mental illness,  that a person’s zip code should not prevent them from access. Charlotte would like to implement an out-patient program for teens suffering with mental health issues in the Mississippi Delta.

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Catie Denham

Catie’s project, Restor[ED], centers around restorative discipline practices and peer mediation. She hopes to create a restorative justice curriculum and training program for teachers. Restorative justice has been shown to dramatically decrease behavior problems, and increase students' abilities to feel empathy and correct problematic actions. 

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AK Suggs

AK’s project “Rising Warriors” aims to prepare young girls for their future in high school athletics by providing the opportunity to try new sports, learn the fundamentals of being a female athlete, and encouraging them to try new things. Her mission is to provide the opportunity to play sports to as many young girls as possible throughout the Quitman County community. With administrative and community support, AK hopes to establish a sustainable program that will continue to serve the area for years to come. 

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Alexis Williams

Alexis' project focuses on increasing Delta students’ exposure to literature by revitalizing public libraries and organizing individual student libraries. Her goal is to provide access to a variety of literature to Delta students through ongoing book drives and the establishment of pop-up bookshops.

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