Women Who Lead in Jacksonville

Posted by Aleta Turner - May 10, 2016

Kids With Disabilities Become Superheroes

Posted by Tiffany - February 14, 2016

SweetCandorTV Chats with the Founders of The Jet Jones Foundation, Party for a Purpose

Posted by Courtneii Ciara - August 5, 2017

The Jet Jones Foundation hosted their 2nd Annual Party for a Purpose Thursday, August 3rd in Atlanta, Georgia.  Charitable guests enjoyed drinks, hors d’oeuvres and music as they poured in with their own contribution of school supplies for the starting school year.  We had the pleasure of speaking with the delightful couple that’s behind the

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[EVENT RECAP] Tia Norfleet & Tarvoria Pop Up at Middle School Talent Show

Posted by MiAsia Symone - April 21, 2017

Black women are making so many power moves and we want to make sure they don’t go unnoticed! The 1st African American female Nascar driver, Tia Norfleet, and upcoming singer Tarvoria head to Eddie White Academy for their Drama Club Talent Show. The two give motivational speeches and show the middle schoolers a great time.

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Marley Dias – Let No Man Despise Your Youth

Posted by Debria Tyler - February 10, 2017

Do you remember what you did when you were 12 years old? What was your favorite thing to do? Maybe it was riding bikes through sprinklers with the neighborhood kids or looking forward to summer break down at the pool. That is just not the case for Marley Dias. This 12 year is an activist,

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Hoop Dreams Turned Into Reality For Youth In Queens

Posted by Kamelah Muhhammad - June 27, 2016

When it comes to merging passion with purpose, Tyrone Nash, 27, of Queens, New York is doing just that. Nash, a Notre Dame alum and current forward for Basketball Braunschweig in Germany, wanted to use his skills on the court in a more impactful way. In 2013, Nash launched the annual Tyrone Nash Basketball Camp,

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Make A Difference! Food Truck in NYC Gives Jobs to Former Inmates

Posted by Tiffany - June 2, 2016

Drive Change is a nonprofit that hires formerly incarcerated youth to operate a New York City-based food truck.“We hire, teach and empower young people who are coming home from the criminal justice system,” Jordyn Lexton, founder of Drive Change, told Pix 11. Drive Change offers year-long, paid fellowships to people ages 17 to 25, which

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Women Who Lead in Jacksonville

Posted by Aleta Turner - May 10, 2016

On March 5, Empowerment Resources, Inc. held the 12th Annual Journey Into Womanhood Celebration to recognize achievements and “rites-of-passage” of more than thirty young girls ages 9-17, including two graduating seniors. Empowerment Resources Inc. (ERI) is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Jacksonville, Florida that was established in 2002. ERI’s mission is to make

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Supermodel Jourdan Dunn Launches Clothing Line Inspired By Her Sick Son

Posted by #SweetCandorTV Staff - April 28, 2016

Just as much as we adore British supermodel Jourdan Dunn, she also adores her six-year old son, Riley. He’s just as handsome as ever, but there’s more to it. What many people didn’t know is that he has sickle-cell anaemia, a very serious disease. “It’s something people don’t really know about, due to the fact

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Atlanta Helps the Awesome Foundation Give $2,000,000 in Grants

Posted by Starling - April 26, 2016

How awesome would it to be to get a grant for $1000 for your idea or organization with no strings attached? Founded in 2009, The Awesome Foundation is a global community of givers with a lightweight model for local giving that brings together ten “micro-trustees” that each make a monthly contribution to form a single grant

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Diddy Charters into New Territory

Posted by Asia - April 9, 2016

“I want to have a cultural impact. I want to be an inspiration, to show people what can be done. ” – Sean “Diddy” Combs On March 28 our favorite jack-of-all-trades mogul, Sean Combs, or better known as Diddy, announced that he would be involved in opening a new location of the Capital Preparatory School in

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The Beautiful Mile is Redefining the Standard of Beauty

Posted by Starling - March 30, 2016

Last weekend in Atlanta, kicked of the inaugural 2k walk event The Beautiful Mile. Women from all walks of life lined Atlanta’s Historic Old Fourth Ward Park near Ponce City Market to redefine the negative beauty standards the media tries to impose on us. The Beautiful Mile event helps to raise awareness about the harmful messaging

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