Téaura T. Rollock
Téaura T. Rollock is a native New Yorker. She has worked in youth development and youth program management for more than 10 years. She has taught young people from kindergarten to college. She has also worked with students who have learning disabilities, developmental disorders and English language learners. She has taught creative writing, journalism, jewelry making, drama, literature and history
Téaura is a writer and performer who has helped arrange literary and cultural events for her students. She has performed in many venues including the Peoples’ Voice Café, Nuyorican Poets Café, Brooklyn Moon and the Harlem Book Fair. Her writings have appeared in several publications. She is currently writing on a book of poetry as well as a play. She makes jewelry and owns an Etsy store called Black Butterfly Bliss. Téaura received a B.A. in Journalism, with a minor in Africana Studies from Brooklyn College-City University of New York. During her last semester, she studied abroad at the University of London.
Rosana Vidal is a Brooklyn resident and supporter of P.L.O.T. for Youth. She provides pro-bono marketing support to the organization through her company, Rosana Vidal Marketing. Rosana is a former English teacher from Newark, New Jersey; she loves writing, traveling, and her dog, Jellybean.