Omeaka Jackson moved back to the community and opened Harvesting Hope, a Behavioral Health and Youth & Family Development organization. Harvesting Hope assists with building stronger and healthier families through education, counseling and mentoring through varies services and partnerships with other community agencies, schools, and churches. Omeaka is a National Certified Counselor (NCC) with the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC). She is also a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) with the state of Maryland. Through her work with Harvesting Hope, she works with couples, children, adolescent clients and at-risk adolescents. She also provides educational and training on behavioral health and self-care.
Omeaka is currently implementing a prevention program called Reading Socials for children ages 2-12. The reading socials will begin in January and will be held at the Cambridge library in the community room one Saturday a month.
For those who are interested in learning more about the reading program or volunteering, please attend the meeting on Thursday, December 15 at 6:30 at Library located at 204 Cedar St, Cambridge, MD.