With over ten years of experience working in social services in America and overseas, Mayukwa Kashiwa has assisted the public in several capacities including setting up public schools in Zambia, advocating for people with developmental disabilities to have access to public transportation in South Africa, and providing financial assistance to low income families start up small businesses in Botswana. He has also supervised residential homes, provided case management for individuals with developmental disabilities, served as a Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional, drug and alcohol addiction counselor and contracts with the Rochester City School District providing an after school program which includes; African drums, anger management classes, social skills classes, and a home work assistance program. Educationally, Mayukwa has a BA in Social Work from Keuka College, an AS in Human Services from MCC and has a Certified Personal Fitness Trainer, Certified Nutritional.
Mayukwa's education, experience and having a daughter has been a driving force in the expansion of developmental disabilities BFF's mission.
MC Ron G.
Ron, Helps students learn about music business, recording and talent promotion.
Music Instructor and Music Recording.
Prince has a BA in Psychology from St. John Fisher, Certified Dancing instructor and Personal Fitness instructor.
Communicative Disorders and Sciences
Erin has a daughter with developmental disabilities and has been working with individuals with disabilities for more than 10 years. She has a BS in Communicative
Disorders and Sciences from University at Buffalo, NY.
At Building Families First, Inc, She assists individuals with disabilities to improve Communication skills and implementing educational, theraputic and behavioral classes to students.
Thalia provides creative art projects for individuals of all abilities. She has over 10 years of experience, and uses a wide variety of art mediums, giving students freedom to explore many forms of art.
Teaching can be done hand over hand or taught verbally. These classes can be held on or off site depending on your needs. Thalia truly enjoy's encouraging others to embrace their creativity.