2019 Class Commencement

#EvoluerGirls primed for success upon completion of program

We rang in the graduation with a ceremony that featured a keynote address by iHeart Media Director of News and Community Affairs, Loraine Ballard Morrill. Her leadership as a champion for girls and powerful words of wisdom were an inspirational honor for our graduates.

The Evoluer House Class of 2019.

Vito Chimenti, Chief Auxiliary Services Officer and Dr. Rita Toliver, Peirce College, Vice President of Academic Advancement at Peirce College.

Our brave and brilliant 2019 "Power Girl" & Community Service Award Recipient Alexis Walker and Evoluer House Instructor Eva Blackwell.

Class Representative Laila Green.

Keynote Speaker, Loraine Ballard Morrill, iHeart Media Director of News and Community Affairs.

Evoluer House Instructor Dr. Tracie Gilbert, congratulating civic engagement workshop leader Kaylah Nobrun.


Our brave and resilient 2019 inaugural "Community Service" Award Recipient Nastasia McGill and Evoluer House Board Member Nancy Gilliam.

Educator and Mentor Judith Peters with her Evoluer House mentees.

Evoluer Girls celebrating breakthroughs and achievements.

Our 2018 Personal Development Workshop Series was supported in part by a grant from Independence Blue Cross Foundation. And its president, Rev. Dr. Lorina Marshall-Blake, stopped by to extend well wishes and congratulate our graduates.

On hand at the ceremony to present remarks were State Representative Malcolm Kenyatta and Cherri Gregg, Community Affairs Reporter, KYW Newsradio.

Evoluer Girls C/O 2019: "We are sisters and best friends who always have each other's back."

 Congratulations Evoluer Girls!


You did it! Remember that obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it. You have so much to be excited for. Start each day believing in your dreams. Know without a doubt that you were made for great things!

I wish you the very best.

Ms. Cheryl

Founder/Executive Director

The Evoluer House 

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