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BECOME THE MOST

Successful You!

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Our Mission 

The mission of Pure Legacee Inc is to serve as a haven of healing for females ages 16-21 who

have experienced trauma as a direct result of the criminal justice system and/or aging out of

foster care and facing homelessness. To accomplish this mission, Pure Legacee Inc. provides

an alternative to incarceration and advocates for justice reform at a grassroots level. PLI uses

training and advocacy as tools to impact systemic change.

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Meet Naquasia Pollard

Executive Director & Founder

mom and motivational speaker

Naquasia Pollard is an advocate, activist and direct service provider. She was incarcerated for 15 years in a Women’s Correctional Facility at the age of 19. After being released in 2017, she worked at the Ladies of Hope Ministries where she utilized her BA in Sociology, earned in prison, to support women impacted by incarceration.

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Our Vision

Pure Legacee Inc. envisions a world where girls obtain safety and wellness after injury directly caused by the criminal justice system; where tools and resources are provided to break the cycle of incarceration and homelessness, and where grassroots advocacy becomes tangible policy reformation. To accomplish this, our mission is to serve as a place to heal while addressing systemic trauma and advocating for the amelioration of current justice structures. 

Our Goals

  • To provide participants with tools and resources to break the cycle of incarceration and homelessness

  • To train participants to become peer mentors 

  • To strengthen advocacy skills and affect policy changes within the criminal justice system 

Our Values

  • Dignity, Integrity, and Resilience 

  • Education, Elevation, and Advocacy 

  • Justice, Equity, and Mentorship

Our Objective

  • To train participants to become mentors, activists, and organizers 

  • To provide initial assessments to determine appropriate services 

  • To provide safe residency 

  • To provide educational supports and substance abuse referrals 

  • To address various abuse through professional counseling and group sessions 

  • To mobilize grassroots legislative changes within the system 

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Holiday clothing Drive

 Upcoming Events 

MARCH

 

  • Women Empowerment  Pop up Shop.March 27,2021. Free admission. 

APRIL

  • April is Foster care  and Sexual Assault Awareness month.

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Our Programs

16-Weeks Mentor Training Program

Each Mentor is required to partake in a 16 week training course . These courses provide guidance, motivation, emotional support, and role modeling. Our mentors may help with exploring careers, setting goals, developing contacts, college prep and identifying resources.

Leadership Intern Program

We teach  our girl skills for the workplace. We also provide them with Resume prep, and mock interviews with potential employers 

10-Weeks Advocacy/Community Organizer and 6-Weeks Policy Pro

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Start Your Transformation

 

Statistics

Adolescents in New York City are Effected by many systems. These systems unfortunately may have a

negative impact on an youth’s upward mobility. Percentages vary as it relates to adolescents in foster care

regarding housing, education, legal status, and interpersonal relationships. A review was completed to

examine the dynamics affecting adolescents for the purpose of housing. Researchers show how housing

can be utilized as a means of prevention. As these systems gravely impact foster care alumni later in their

lives.

 
All Hands In

Restoring Brooklyn one hand at a time

Please help Purelegacee in the simplest way by donating to  our "We Care Fund". This fund will provide  monthly care packages  containing  sanitary hygiene ,oral care, soap, towels & washcloths, skin care, water, healthy snacks, And a metrocard.  Nothing says "I care", More than providing basic essentials for our girls. Please help us make a difference in these young ladies' lives and we will take care of the rest . Thank you for your charitable donations ,may you be blessed in ten fold !sincerely ,The women of Pure legacee

Get in Touch

519 Rockaway ave, Brooklyn Ny 11201

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