#NeverQuit: Tanishia Barnes

By AFSCME Staff ·

Tanishia Barnes, a cook for the Maryland Department of Youth Rehabilitation Center and member of AFSCME Council 20, has a secret ingredient for all of her food. That ingredient is love, and it’s the special sauce in the meals that she cooks and serves to the young people at New Beginnings Youth Development Center.

As she serves meals, Tanishia reminds them that it’s not the past that matters, but what they do going forward. By serving up hope and love, Tanishia makes a positive impact every single day.