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Who We Are

Behind the Scenes

Here at Kingdom Youth Network, we are committed to investing our expertise and resources in order to help students achieve their God-given potential. We support our students in a variety of ways and measure our success not by the number of students served, but by more qualitative measurements such as the impact of the mentoring relationships. Just imagine what we can achieve together!

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Staff

Sean Morgan

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Sean provides oversight for Kingdom Youth Network. Sean possesses multiple years of experience in the nonprofit industry ranging from administrative operations, fundraising, and more. Sean has worked for the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia Eagles, New York Liberty, and various collegiate institutions.
 
Sean’s day-to-day activities include: fundraising, developing partnership with local organizations, marketing/communications and more.
 
Sean holds a master’s degree in labor and employment studies and bachelor’s degree in sport management, both from Rutgers University - New Brunswick. Sean resides in Morton, PA with his wife, Charity and their son.

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Charity Morgan, Psy.D.

Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer

Charity is responsible for day-to-day operations of Kingdom Youth Network. Charity's extensive background in the nonprofit industry is specialized in clinical psychology, with a focus in mental and behavioral health care for youth. Charity's work experience includes working in Philadelphia and Delaware counties for agencies that provide behavioral health services for children and youth.

Charity’s day-to-day activities include: monitoring the general operations of Kingdom Youth Network, human resources and more.

Charity holds a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. Charity resides in Morton, PA with her husband, Sean and their son.

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Sean Morgan, M.A

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Board President & Secretary

Sean provides oversight for Kingdom Youth Network. Sean possesses multiple years of experience in the nonprofit industry ranging from administrative operations, fundraising, and more. Sean has worked for the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia Eagles, New York Liberty, and various collegiate institutions.
 
Sean’s day-to-day activities include: fundraising, developing partnership with local organizations, marketing/communications and more.
 
Sean holds a master’s degree in labor and employment studies and bachelor’s degree in sport management, both from Rutgers University - New Brunswick. Sean resides in Morton, PA with his wife, Charity and their son.

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Andre J. Hardy, M.Ed.

Vice President

Andre is a Regional Director of Operations for Educational Data Systems, Inc., a Workforce Development and Human Services Consulting Company. Andre has also served on the Board of Trustees and Alumni Board of Directors at his alma mater, Washington Adventist University. He also worked as Youth Advocate for at-risk high school students at Penn Wood High School over the course of his career and provided consulting to national youth mentoring programs.
 
Andre holds a B.A. in Public Communication from Washington Adventist University and a Master’s Degree in Secondary Education from Cabrini University. Andre resides in Mount Laurel, NJ with his wife, Samantha and their son.

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Charity Morgan, Psy.D.

Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer & Board Member

Charity is responsible for day-to-day operations of Kingdom Youth Network. Charity's extensive background in the nonprofit industry is specialized in clinical psychology, with a focus in mental and behavioral health care for youth. Charity's work experience includes working in Philadelphia and Delaware counties for agencies that provide behavioral health services for children and youth.

Charity’s day-to-day activities include: monitoring the general operations of Kingdom Youth Network, human resources and more.

Charity holds a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. Charity resides in Morton, PA with her husband, Sean and their son.

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Marlene Rivera, CTRS, CBIS

Treasurer

Marlene is a Clinical Specialist, specializing in Neurobehavioral Health. She has served several roles in the non profit sector dedicated to the planning and implementation of advocacy and awareness building events for at-risk youth, survivors of brain injury, and the local Christian community. Marlene is currently employed by ReMed in Partnership with Learning Services and The Council on Brain Injury. Her prior work experience includes serving roles with Moss Rehab Hospital, Temple Hospital, and the Philadelphia Developmental Disabilities Center.
 
Marlene holds a B.S. degree in Therapeutic Recreation from Temple University and maintains her professional certifications with NCTRC and ACBIS. Marlene resides in Bala Cynwyd, PA with her husband, Edward and their daughter.

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Olivia Edwards

Board Member

Olivia is a community engagement and events professional who most recently oversaw community fundraising efforts for Philadelphia’s largest hunger relief organization. She has managed high-profile events in collaboration with Fortune 500 companies, board of directors, Philadelphia sports teams, elected officials, donors and members of the community.
 
Olivia earned her B.S. degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Olivia resides in Philadelphia.

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Tyler Eldridge, BFA

Board Member

Tyler is a performing arts and education professional who has assisted in efforts with organizations which include The Philadelphia Independence Awards for High School Musical Theatre and Epic Church. Tyler recently pivoted into the online casino industry and is currently a game show host at Evolution PA. 
 
Tyler holds a bachelor's degree in Fine Arts from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Tyler resides in Philadelphia.

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Sean Fathel

Board Member

Sean is a School Psychologist for the School District of Philadelphia. He also has experience working as a public educator, residential educator, private tutor, child/family therapist and BrainSTEPS team member. Beyond that, he taught English abroad in China and a piece of his heart will always be there. Sean is also co-owner of Resilient Minds Psychological Consultants, LLC.
 
Additionally, he is a member of the Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania (ASPP) and Council for Exceptional Children (CEC).
 
Sean holds an undergraduate degree from King’s College and a master’s degree from Wilkes University. He furthered his studies and commitment to the field of education by earning an Education Specialist certification in School Psychology at Eastern University and a certification in Special Education Leadership from Drexel University. Sean holds certifications in the following areas: Early Childhood, Elementary Education, Special Education, School Psychology and English as a Second Language.
 
Sean resides in Media, PA with his wife, Melinda and their children.

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Laurese Harper, M.Ed.

Board Member

Laurese currently works at The School District of Philadelphia as an HR professional where she strategically connects diverse candidates to historically marginalized student communities.

With a goal in mind to save the world, Laurese earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Pennsylvania State University and a M.Ed. in Counseling and Higher Education from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.
 
It became clear that saving the world was not a feat she could take on solo, she decided to hang up her cape and work alongside others who are also change-makers - taking up causes to fight against injustice, creating programs for youth, life coaching and sharing the message that Black is beautiful.

Laurese resides in Philadelphia.

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