Laverne is the founder and Executive Director of the Greater Peoria Parent Youth Outreach. She believes that ordinary people are capable of extraordinary things and that empowered people feel a responsibility to themselves and their communities.
Laverne is also a powerful motivational speaker, delivering powerful and thought provoking seminars to standing room only audiences of empowered parents, educators and youth advocates. Her 'no-holds barred' message includes powerful energy, personal testimonies and eye-opening interactive processes. She is known not to leave a dry eye in the house as she moves the audience towards giving themselves permission to be completely comfortable with who they are. Laverne has focused on helping people from all walks of life reshape their personal vision of what is possible. Laverne has worked hard to make a difference in our youth and in our community.
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