Ke'Asia Shepherd-Friday

Ke'Asia Shepherd-Friday, 17, is an On the Ground Northside Community Correspondent. Ke'Asia likes dance, spoken word poetry, reading, and spending time with her family. She plans to obtain her Certified Nurse Assistant license after graduation and continue to write for publications, including for the Northside Association for Community Development website. She also plans to run her own business someday.

Feature Story OTG Northside Sickle Cell

Living with sickle cell anemia: A Northside family’s experience