Growing up in Rexdale other wise known as Etobicoke has been quite the journey, stemming from being a graduate of one of it's well known high schools West Humber Collegiate located on Martingrove Rd.
One of the many journeys that I faced was being pregnant at the of age 17 that was 1994. Seems like many moons ago. No groups, no community centers and not many resources for the place we called home "Rexdale". Let's flash forward to August 22 2014 I was able to give back to my community by attending a much needed and appreciated Back to School Health Fair. It was brought to us by what I would consider a gem of a organization for our community and it's diverse residences.
As the founder of Ja Nursing my organizations strives to partner with other organizations to give the community at large an overall advantage of having advocacy at it's best.
Partnering that day with The SickleCell Association of Ont…