Welcome to Take Trips MES
Shamel King serves as Business Director for Take Trips MES. Shamel believes that everyone deserves a second chance. When Barbara approached him with the idea for Take Trips MES, Shamel would not allow her to complete her speech to him. He immediately interjected with “I am in!”. As a young Black man raised by a single mother, Shamel knows how hard it can be for youth of color and he has vowed to do his part to invest in youth of color and their futures.
Darnell Marable serves as Advocacy Director for Take Trips MES. Darnell is a young Black male just beginning his journey in life. Darnell is happy to be on the board of an organization that is making a difference in the lives of disadvantaged youth. He is quick to acknowledge that he has experienced a life of privilege but he knows that it is an honor to be a board member for Take Trips MES and do the necessary work to uplift individuals that resemble him.
Take Trips MES, will work tirelessly to reduce the recidivism rate of incarcerated and detention youth of color once they are released from the system; to provide them with adequate aftercare services. Aftercare services are vital for youth of color transitioning back into their communities from the incarceration and detention system. Click the DONATE NOW button to help Take Trips MES facilitate the necessary aftercare work for our youth to heal their hurt!