Mrs. Alice Faye Jones was born and raised in Sarasota, Florida. Her mother was a maid in Longboat Key, who worked tirelessly throughout Mrs. Jones’s childhood. While Mrs. Jones spent significant time at Lido Beach as a child, she currently runs a free tutoring program called Brothers and Sisters Doing The Right Thing at the Robert Taylor Community Center in North Sarasota.
Student Interviewer: Nicholas Manting-Brewer
Nicholas Manting-Brewer is a Florida Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA at New College of Florida. He is also a 2012 alumnus of New College Of Florida who focused in Cultural Anthropology. Nicholas is interested in revealing counternarratives through documentary film. Nicholas has plans to pursue a PhD in Anthropology and to do fieldwork on poverty in American cities.
Posted in: 2012