President and Founder
When I help others, I feel a sense of pride; I feel that I have accomplished something worthwhile. My goal is to uplift the poor, reduce suffering, help the homeless, forgotten, and the vulnerable.
I worked directly with families in the community for nearly 22 years before I began my current work, which focuses on coordinating with fellow professionals to educate parents with effective strategies to raise their children.
Trained in broadcast journalism/public relations, and have several years experience working in that profession both in Nigeria and Liberia. She worked for many newspapers, magazines and media houses, where she enjoyed a job that kept her in contact with everyday ordinary people.
Ms. Prater has over 15 years of experience working with families across Los Angeles County by linking them with services relevant to the needs of their families. During Mrs. Prater 15 years of serviced she has spoken and worked on may different boards through out the Los Angeles County area.
He is a member of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, International Gold Key Society, Lions Club International, and Volunteers for Optometric Service to Humanity.
He was inspired to take action and give exposure to many of the world's most neglected and impoverished regions, especially in the realms of education, healthcare, and self-improvement in communities.
I firmly believe that education is the cornerstone of a democratic society and the first step to resolving so many issues we see in the world today.
Beau brings her extensive business experience to U-Turn, and is excited to help those in need. She believes her diverse background helps her understand the needs of families who are facing the challenges of everyday life.
Legal Consultant/Non-Profit Advisor
Khinh “Ken” Yam was born in Battambang province in Cambodia. He received his B.S. from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and his Juris Doctor from William Howard Taft University. He has been practicing laws in Long Beach, California, USA, since 2005.