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.
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. Pure Legacee Inc. provides an alternative to incarceration and aims to advocate for justice reform at a grassroots level.
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.
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
Dignity, Integrity, and Resilience
Education, Elevation, and Advocacy
Justice, Equity, and Mentorship
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
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