In Vonecia’s Shoes: Seeing the Beauty in Every Step and *Snap*

Name: Vonecia Carswell
Hometown: Tampa, Florida
What does it mean to have a voice? – To have a voice means to be able to openly express your values, beliefs, and personal experiences with others in shared spaces. It sometimes means adding additional or new insight into conversations that may or may not be comfortable but is necessary for the greater good.
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In Vanessa’s Shoes : The Struggle Was Worth it

Name: Vanessa Ceballos
What does it mean to have a voice? It means that you have the power and the personality to show yourself to the world just the way you are, with no shame and with no fear about what anyone thinks about you.
How did you find your voice? With lots of work on my self-esteem and with my mother always cheering me on to make my dreams come true.