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.
Pure Legacee’s mission is to be a haven of healing for young girls who have experienced trauma. We aim to provide an alternative to incarceration and homelessness for girls who are directly impacted by the criminal justice system and aging out of foster care.
We provide residential placement rather than prison.We to improve the human condition of these
children that need service and resources to succeed in life.Pure legacee strives to change judicial policies and
advocate against laws that criminalize children.We also work side by side with district officials as a tool to mobilize
our organizations vision.
To deliver results while providing transitional support.
Create an alternative to incarceration for young adults that have been labeled as criminals. We create leaders and mentors to underprivileged communities. Our efforts reduce recidivism among this population and to mobilize this population to advocatefor themselves and their peers.
Dignity, Integrity, and purpose
Educate, elevate, and advocate
Achievement, hard work,and dedication
We provide a safe residential space for young adults . We turn their struggles to opportunities to
empower others and in their community.
We address sexual, physical,and mental abuse through group discussions and one-on-
one professional counseling.
pure legacee provides educational support and substance abuse referrals.
Holiday clothing Drive
Women Empowerment Pop up Shop.March 27,2021. Free admission.
April is Foster care and Sexual Assault Awareness month.
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.
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
Start Your Transformation
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
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
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519 Rockaway ave, Brooklyn Ny 11201