About Us

Emma Stroka

event coordinator

T'jha Taylor

event coordinator

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The Team

With several years of experience in the field, Tierra has developed expertise in providing mental health support and advocating for vulnerable populations. As a compassionate advocate, Tierra believes in creating a safe and non-judgmental space where people can explore their challenges and develop strategies for growth and healing. Her holistic approach combines evidence-based techniques with empathy and active listening to provide holistic support to groups in need.

Tierra Thorne, LSW (Licensed Social Worker), is a compassionate and dedicated professional with a strong commitment to helping individuals and families overcome challenges and improve their well-being. 

Tierra Thorne

CEO & head badass in charge

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Teaching young Black girls to unapologetically be themselves by showing them the importance of taking pride in their natural hair.


A Black and trans-led nonprofit that supports QTBIPOC trans, and nonbinary people through their many programs.

Sisters PGH

Championing the next generation of female leaders through their innovative, multi-generational mentoring programs.

Strong Women, Strong Girls

An organization that provides food, shelter, and programs for the homeless population in Pittsburgh.

Light of Life Rescue Mission

Provides a space for African-centered learning to take center stage while strengthening the local communities in Pittsburgh.

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