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Wakita D. Barksdale, Executive Director


April Raysor, President

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At York County Pearls of Promise Foundation, we are committed to providing charitable and educational services that address the basic needs of individuals in our community, offering guidance and necessary tools for quality-of-life improvement. By focusing on enhancing the quality of life for those in economically disadvantaged areas, we believe we are creating a more equitable and inclusive society for all. Our programs are designed to empower individuals to become more productive citizens, contributing positively to our community as a whole. We believe that by investing in the well-being and development of each individual, we are laying the foundation for a stronger, more resilient society.

Officers: Skills

2022 – 2025


Wakita D. Barksdale, Executive Director

April Raysor, President

Latifee Land, Recording Secretary

Pia Hill-Foard, Financial Secretary

Shanna Mack, Treasurer

Whitney Hughes, Parliamentarian

Taquilla Crawford, Fundraising 

Tori Robinson, Scholarships 

Cassandra Showers, Property Management 

Angela Pullom, 1st Member at Large

Denise Butler, Member at Large

Tonja Brown, Member at Large

Monica Alexander, Strategic Plan Liaison

Nicole Pierce, Program Liaison

Nikki Johnson, Finance Liaison

Windy Pierce, Fundraising Committee Chairman

Gabrielle Alexander, Fundraising Committee Chairman​

Tamara Jones, Assistant Executive Director 

Cezanne Cody, Immediate Past Executive Director

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