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Festive Table Set



Clarease Rankin Yates


  • Certified Etiquette Trainer for Teens

  • Business Etiquette and International Protocol

  • Consultant through Washington School of Protocol

  • First African-American Woman Judge appointed to United States Immigration Bench

  • Founder/Director of “Let the Fashions Begin-Men of Style” – nonprofit that raised funds for Sickle Cell Research

  • Recognized as Woman of Distinction by several organizations

  • Lifetime member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

  • Served as Officer of the Houston Chapter of Links, Inc.

  • Author, “ABCs of Common Courtesy”

Indestructible Beginnings Team

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