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Akeisha Beasley and her infant daughter entered ACHIEVEability in September 2007. Prior to entering ACHIEVEability Akeisha was staying in an emergency shelter. Before arriving at the shelter she was residing in a half-way home; she was previously incarcerated for various drug offenses.
Since entering ACHIEVEability, Akeisha has been making great progress toward earning an associate’s degree from Community College of Philadelphia (CCP). She is expected to graduate from CCP with an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in behavioral health human services by the end of this year. Beyond earning an associate’s degree, she wants to enroll in Drexel University or LaSalle University, eventually earning a bachelor’s degree in social work.
Akeisha was an ACHIEVEability participant board member in 2010, actively participating in board meetings and board functions. She is currently employed at Southwest News Stop. She became an ordained minister in 2009 and serves as the director of youth programming at her church.