What is SOR?

Sista’s of Royalty is a mentoring program for girls of color ages 11 – 18. Our program provides services that will build self-esteem, self-confidence and self-worth. Each one of our mentees are paired with her own mentor. Mentors  provide a minimum of 6 hour monthly face to face meetups with her mentee. We provide 2 hour weekly group sessions, quarterly group outings, and several fundraisers throughout the year. 

Physical and Mental Wellness

Drug and Alcohol Prevention

Teen Pregnancy Prevention

Financial Health and Career Develpment

Engage, Empower, Encourage and Enlighten

Interested in Mentoring? Do you possess or can you provide the following?

  • Compassion.
  • Transparency.
  • Ability and willingness to communicate.
  • Availability (at least 4-6 hours a month in person).
  • Ability to listen
  • Honesty
  • Constructive criticism & feedback.

If so, click the volunteer link below!

Upcoming Events

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May

Graduation

Our graduation ceremony is for girls who have successfully completed our 12 week program! More details are coming soon.

TBD

OCTOBER

HBCU College Tour (Juniors & Seniors only)

HBCU college tours provide African American students, parents, teachers, and counselors with the unique opportunity to visit multiple college campuses in a single trip. It will give students a solid understanding of the history, culture, and traditions that have shaped the schools’ collective legacy, and a framework for comparison that will help them choose the right HBCU. Dates coming soon.

 

Founder

Veronica Watkins is the Founder & CEO of Sista’s of Royalty, Inc. aka SOR. She is a native of Jackson, Mississippi, wife, and mother of 3. 

Previously, she served as a Program Director for a residential facility that housed at risk teen girls, Residential Program Supervisor for adult men with mental disabilities, Program Coordinator for Behavioral Health & Psychological Services, and a Respite Houseparent for at risk children and teens. Her desire to help and serve others helped birth SOR.
 
In addition, Veronica is a board member for Fight For Life Foundation, Inc., Madison County Animal Protection League, and she works closely with Catch the Star’s Foundation, Inc.

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