The YANA Mothers
Angel Serrano and Yessie Reyes
My name is Yessie Reyes, I was born and raised in Bridgeport, CT. I am a mother of 6 children.
Unfortunately we lost our 16 year old son to gun violence. We try to remain strong for our other
children. All our dedication, goals and achievements to Y.A.N.A. are done in the memory of our son..
Martha Davis
My name is Martha Davis and I am a resident of Bridgeport, CT. I am the mother of two children and a grandmother. I lost my son to gun violence
Shanda Devane.
My name is Shanda Devane and I'm a lifelong resident of Bridgeport, CT. I am a mother of two boys. I raised my boys to have values and morals. I lost one of my boys at a very young age to Domestic Violence. I wanna see a change come to our community. A community which I was born and raised and love so dearly. Y.A.N.A. lets go!
Nicole Matthews
My name is Nicole Matthews, I am a lifelong resident of Bridgeport, CT. I am the mother of two living sons. I lost my oldest son in 2005 to gun violence. Through my grieving process my hopes and dedication is to help another child succeed in life. Shaahyid's life will not be in vain.
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​Hello my name is Maria Williams and I reside in Norwalk Ct. I am a nurse a mother of 4 , I lost my oldest son Mark at the age of 28 due to domestic violence
Maria Williams
Charlene Gray
Carolyn George
Theresa Russell
Tommika Leake