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EVEN AS MARIBEL FIGHTS FOR HER LIFE SHE IS STILL ACTIVELY INVOLVED IN SUPPORTING AND SHINING A LIGHT ON SO MANY PEOPLE IN THE SACRAMENTO COMMUNITY.
“Warrior LifeStyle was helping me allow myself to keep growing and participating in my community. I wanted to sell shirts to help with the fight life. Which kept me moving which I just tried to continue to do. Otherwise my body feels like it should just be sleeping all the time now. To help my current fight so I can still be around to see the vision I initially had for the brand to be a help to other warriors. Which I still hope to provide through my sharing and support. Like many transplant patients had to do when they run out of options with their own clinics as I’m still on hold status with my heart pressures being high.”
FEAR is False, Evidence, Appearing, Real.
Life is not linear. We’re conditioned to believe we have to do A. to get to B. and so on to live a happy, fulfilled life and that’s just not true. It just works for some people in our society but most can’t and don’t fit into narrow, straight line. So, don’’t judge, don’t copy and don’t shame because your path is your own unique journey.
As a teenager my passion really started growing even more when I started exploring each element of hip hop from break dancing, graffiti, the different hip hop groups such as wu-tang, finding the passion in poetry writing my passion of exploring me allowing my mind to be free and finding self expression. As a mother for me now is sharing those passions with my kids teaching them things that I found a passion in, teaching them how to find and explore to find there own passions music is still a big passion. And now as a CEO my passion now is building that foundation of women…
Most people look at the negative losses but I choose to look at the positive. This entire situation has been about choices. I could choose to be upset that the person I love wasn’t there anymore, I could choose to be upset about friends leaving my side and I could choose to be upset about looking like a different person without my hair and weight loss. But I could also choose to fear not and lean on God instead. I could’ve lost hope but I chose happiness.
"When we were younger our parents couldn't afford to pay for us to go to dance classes or enter into a dance company in San Francisco. So my sister and I took advantage of community dance classes, learning at home and teaching each other counts and styles like jazz and ballet. Then we would share what we learned to other kids, for instance at the boys and girls club in the neighborhood. As we got older we tried to gets scholarships but that was a hard goal to accomplish given the fact we have no formal training. We also cheered in high school which was very different than the styles we self taught ourselves. This ideal had become one of our many missions to work within the community. That is Blyue Rose Dance Project.
There is a young lady who is wise beyond her age who is committed to community and
changing the lives of the youth in her hometown and across the states. She has been given a
heart of gold and a mission to do just that. Making waves of changes through a single cool glass
of her LemonAid. That’s right LemonAid, a single purchase of her delicious beverage a
percentage goes to help in the fight and recovery of child living with cancer. But that is not all
this little miss is doing. After her idea of creating a conference to promote change in
communities. Girls for Progress is alive and we do not foresee this little rocket of charm and
brains stopping anytime soon.
On a crisp Portland evening, there sits an incredible woman whom is currently delving into her research on women around the globe. Its one thing to say you support other women, but it is passion that takes that statement and creates action or in this case a movement. Femwinism caught up with Tasteful: Women Doing Good in Life creator Alex Vining.
By creating her own circle of empowered women, rather an army, this Queen reigns supreme in her fearless actions to embrace what it means to love to witness other women winning.
At the age of eight, bright eyed Khloe Thompson had the urge to help her community and with the help of her Mom, started her nonprofit organization “Khloe Kares” which is an organization that helps out the homeless women community by passing out “Kare Bags” filled with the bare necessities of deodorant, body wash, socks, feminine hygiene products, toothbrush, and toothpaste. Starting in 2015, over the last two years the now 10 year old Khloe of Khloe Kares has distributed over 800 Kare Bags to homeless women and the numbers continue to rise.