PGN: Portraits: SharRon Cooks: Overcoming obstacles through community service

Month: January 2015

PGN: Portraits: SharRon Cooks: Overcoming obstacles through community service

PGN: Portraits: SharRon Cooks: Overcoming obstacles through community service

By:Suzi Nash http://www.epgn.com/arts-culture/portraits/8376-overcoming-obstacles-through-community-service “An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.” — Martin Luther King, Jr. This week’s Portrait certainly exemplifies those words of the late great Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Among her many community ventures, SharRon Cooks is the co-chair of Team Bayard, heading up the MLK Day of Service programs at William Way LGBT Community Center and around the city. PGN: Where are you originally from? SC: I was born in Camden and grew up in Pennsauken, N.J. We moved

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