LaVerne Bowen

Founder, Julia Lynn Productions, Inc.

Julia Lynn Productions is an afterschool program serving middle school and high school students with a holistic science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) approach to media arts and nutrition. Through group activities supported by expert skills training, Julia Lynn Productions works with youth to produce impactful television, podcasting, and media segments. Emphasizing civic engagement, the youth gain holistic and media skills that enhance their future careers and society.

“The impact of the Coalition to Back Black Businesses grants has been life changing. The mentorship has enabled me to become poised as a true CEO and leader. Our team will move forward with our strategic plan to begin phase one of implementation of our community garden, state-of-the-art media equipment, and entrepreneurship activities.”

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