We are an amazing people, with amazing stories! Throughout all of our struggles and dysfunctions, we endure to make amazing strides throughout this country and beyond; this goes for our children. Just think of what we go through as adults, how we feel going through this journey as black people! Our children are facing ridicule at school, on the playground, at home… the list goes on! Throughout it all, we continue to strive to make an IMPACT!
It brings us great pleasure at IMPACT Magazine to announce the newest edition to the IMPACT family, IMPACT Kids Magazine! The kids magazine is where black children will come to be empowered, encouraged, and educated! They will hear the stories of some amazing children from communities around the world!
In the premier issue, we highlight 9 year old Madeline and Beverly-Claire, also known as the Schembri Twins. The Schembri Twins took their adversity of being bullied because of their facial features and differences in complexion to begin a modeling career! In addition to modeling they began a non-profit, Our Giving Group, Inc to help kids who are homeless or temporarily without a place a live!
13year old Trey Brown, of Lansdowne, Pennsylvania who experienced violence in his neighborhood, began his clothing line, SPERGO. SPERGO means, Sports/Hero/GoMode, Trey says there is no age limit on chasing your dreams. He says he chose the symbol of the lion because it represents power, strength, and courageousness… just like him!
Asia Newson aka Super Business Girl is known as Detroit’s youngest entrepreneur. At just thirteen years old she makes and sells her own candles and merchandise under her business Super Business Girl. Asia’s mission is to “recognize the true potential in every child and to develop intrinsic security that makes optimum use of their individualized talent “.
These are a fraction of the stories that will be featured in IMPACT Kids Magazine! We are truly excited to be highlighting OUR children for the grand beings that they are and on October 13th, IMPACT will be releasing the magazine to the world at the Four Seasons in Atlanta! The event will be hosted by the Schembri Twins, with featured guests Trey Brown, a fashion showcase with Beyoncé’s stylist Raquel Smiths KidRaq eyewear line for children, and a host of vendors catering to kids!
If you are interested in advertising in the premier issue, vending, product placement, or sponsorship, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Schembri Twins Photo Credit: Derek Blanks, Derek Blanks Studios
Video Footage of Trey Brown Provided By: CNN Business
Video Footage of Asia Newson Provided By: ABC