At the age of 15, Chaz Smith entered into the care of the child welfare system.
Experiencing homelessness as a youth, he could have never imagined that 14 years later, he would be running a non-profit organization that provides outreach assistance to Calgary’s homeless population.
From a young age, Beverly Robertson was drawn to hairdressing, sitting on the steps of her house and cutting her father's hair.
When she was 13-years-old, Robertson watched her mother's hairdresser dye her hair and then decided to try it for herself.
Determined, Robertson headed to Shoppers Drug Mart to pick up bleach to do highlights in her girlfriends’ hair.