FINDING HER PLACE: KARA JOHNSON

FINDING HER PLACE: KARA JOHNSON

FINDING HER PLACE: KARA JOHNSON Life wasn’t going well for Kara Johnson. She didn’t know – never had known — her mom. Her father suffered mental health and addiction issues and wasn’t the best role model. Nor was his ex-wife, who gave Kara a home for a while,...
NATASHA’S LESSONS LEARNED

NATASHA’S LESSONS LEARNED

NATASHA’S LESSONS LEARNED Our students aren’t the only ones who do a lot of learning and growing at The Grooming Project. The students learn grooming, customer service and a whole lot of life skills; Natasha Kirsch, the project’s founder, has learned a few...
SHAY TURNER: TAKING CHARGE

SHAY TURNER: TAKING CHARGE

SHAY TURNER: TAKING CHARGE Got a question? Shikina Turner probably knows the answer, and if not, she knows how to find it. “She is very smart and knows everything,” says Natasha Kirsch, The Grooming Project founder, of the outspoken mother of four known to friends and...
CHRISTINE BANKS: STRONG, AND SILENT NO MORE

CHRISTINE BANKS: STRONG, AND SILENT NO MORE

CHRISTINE BANKS: STRONG, AND SILENT NO MORE Christine Banks’ one-year-old son is taking his first steps. Her five-year-old daughter is about to lose her first tooth. And Christine is learning to speak up for herself, her kids and her dreams for their...