How Access and Mentorship Can Open Doors in the Black Community

How Access and Mentorship Can Open Doors in the Black Community

Jonet Johnson visits Virginia Senator Yvonne Miller’s office as a student participating in the Project Discovery program.
Jonet Johnson visits Virginia Senator Yvonne Miller’s office as a student participating in the Project Discovery program.

Jonet Johnson visits Virginia Senator Yvonne Miller’s office as a student participating in the Project Discovery program.

Thursday, January 6, 2022 - 9:00am

CAMPAIGN: Building Financial Capability in Communities

CONTENT: Article

By Jonet Johnson, AVP and Associate Experience Manager at T. Rowe Price 

I still remember standing at the bus stop at 5:15 a.m., waiting for the empty school bus to pull up in my neighborhood. My mother was always nearby, waiting in the car (at 14 years old, I was “too cool” to sit in the car with her) until the bus arrived and we pulled off, heading out to make the long trek to my out-of-district high school.

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