Keyara Blackmon works with Pride Youth Services Inc. as an AFFIRM Group Facilitator for Baltimore City Public Schools. She was born and raised in Baltimore, so it has been a pleasure being able to give back to and serve the youth of the community from which she belongs. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Stevenson University in 2018. Keyara discovered youth mentoring through the Choice Program in Baltimore. Through this program, she provided support and goal based mentorship to Baltimore city youth and their families. She is very passionate about helping others and serving our communities.