The founder of No Struggle No Success Inc. is a Cuban American woman, Janette Graham. She isn't new to prison life as incarceration its embedded within. Although she has never served time in the detention centers or prisons, her entire life was filled with violence, drugs, sexual abuse, neglect, and blended household challenges. The effec
The founder of No Struggle No Success Inc. is a Cuban American woman, Janette Graham. She isn't new to prison life as incarceration its embedded within. Although she has never served time in the detention centers or prisons, her entire life was filled with violence, drugs, sexual abuse, neglect, and blended household challenges. The effects of her parents and guardians' incarceration, this environment led to learning difficulties, juvenile offending, substance abuse, suicidality, and risky sexual behavior. By the age of 19, Janette became a teen parent twice., she was faced with many social, education, cultural, financial, racial and health disparities. All the feelings of isolation with inequalities, as a woman of color, minority and a mother living in poverty. Janette grabbed a tight hold onto a hospital-based community initiative program that changed her life forever. She was able to hit the reset button for her and her two sons at that time, this was her second chance at life. She did not want to be defined by her parents' life or the trauma inflicted on her and her children. Janette pushed to complete her high school diploma and obtained gainful employment with introduction into the healthcare industry, she begins to utilize her guidance from her employers and coworkers turn mentors for the opportunity, to heal and grow as a productive member in the Baltimore community. These amazing individuals were a major integral part in her personal and professional development. Since then, she has made it her responsibility to strengthen and increase outreach services. She cautiously builds her solid network and appreciates genuine connections to build new relationships quickly.
Now, as the President of No Struggle No Success, Inc. (NSNS) Janette Graham, established the vision for transitioning youth and adults back into the community. She saw the essential power of mentorship. The positive effects displayed life skills navigating through life. As the leader of NSNS, she committed to fostering an environment that is built around community, positivity, and collaboration to support our reentry population to help them be successful. She delicately stacks authentic resources to share with other that desire to learn something new to improve their lives in a judgement free environment.
Janette has earned B.S. Information System, certifications in Life Skills Coach, Web-designing, Notary Public, HQL and CCW. She has 20 years of experience working in Healthcare Administration and Information Technology the multiple sectors, including profit, public and corporate environments and interacting with volunteers and diverse boards. Implements high quality administrative, research and technology support skills. She has 14 years of experience grants management identify and develop strategies to optimize the grants process and cultivate strong and lasting partnerships with sponsors, community members, leaders, and public organizations. Janette has $2.3 millions of awarded grant proposals over the past 6.5 years. Janette participates in several community outreach programs promoting public safety and health in the vulnerable populations. Her latest projects building Prison reform for women and linkage to direct reentry services specifically for women post incarceration. Janette plans to return to academic goals to become a social worker, she is looking at Morgan State University or Howard University. She remains humble and grateful to be contribute to the reentry population.
Janette is surrounds herself around her children, grandchildren and fur-babies Blu (male pit-bulldog) and Will (male powderpuff feline). She is family oriented and enjoys traveling, read and swim.