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LaTasha's Books

 8 Steps to Impact

 Your Guide To Successfully Impacting Your Life

Pre-Order Date 1-18-18

A must read! "8 Steps to Impact" is an enticing and enlightening guide to unlocking confiedence, self-awareness, and the power to create positive changes that will successfully impact one's life. This practical guide offers encouragement to its readers as they are self-directed to remove the unwanted stressors and negativity around them to live a more happier, healthier, stress free life. Pre-Order your copy and start impacting your life today!

“I’m Not Broken, Just a Little Twisted,” is an inspiring memoir that starkly illustrates the difficulties children face in the foster care system. “It’s a captivating read! What better way than to hear of a child’s journey through the system, than from the source themselves! Powerful story that should open some eyes and bring awareness!”

 "I'm Not Broken Just A Little Twisted"

 Scenes Through The Mind Of A Foster Child

  Available Now!

I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back
                                                                              -Maya Angelou-
Uplifting  Daily Quote Break


LaTasha C. Watts is an Award Winning Child Advocate, Speaker, and Author of “I’m Not Broken Just A Little Twisted.” She spent her entire childhood in the foster care system; living in a variety of foster homes, until eventually “aging out” of the foster care system at the age 18. After exiting foster care, LaTasha would then find herself struggling to survive; facing poverty, homelessness, and multitude of health issues, including battling cancer.


However, despite her adversities, she maintained a determination to change the negative outcomes of children in the foster care system and beyond. Currently she has over 15 years experience in working with youth, families and professionals in a variety of settings. She prominently holds the positions of Founder and Executive Director of The Purple Project, a support and resource network dedicated to assisting foster children with maintaining stability and successfully transition out of foster care. She is also Founder and CEO of Cummings Watts & Associates, LLC a lifestyle management, and child welfare consulting and professional training firm.

LaTasha has received numerous recognitions, including Proclamations from Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland; all in honor of her immeasurable contributions to the foster care and adoption communities. She has worked on multiple nationwide charity campaigns; and has been featured in several magazines, and textbooks. LaTasha travels nationwide consulting, educating and motivating youth, professionals, and families through her consulting packages, workshops, panel discussions and keynote addresses. 

-Maya Angelou-

“I can be changed by what happens to me.
But I refuse to be reduced by it.” 




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Keynotes & Workshop Presentations

LaTasha has a variety of workshop presentations for professionals, parents and youth!

Would you like to learn more? 



  • You're Not Broken

  • Searching For Purpose

  • Child Advocacy

  • Writing to Heal

  • Cancer

  • Foster Care  

  • Foster Parents

  • Mental Health 

  • Stepping out on Faith

  • Youth Engagement

  • Resiliency

  • Leadership

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Women in Business

  • Business Start Up

  • 8 Steps to Impact

  • Forgiveness


  • Book Signings

  • Universities

  • Community Colleges

  • Author's Events

  • All Girls Retreats

  • Women's Conference

  • Foster Care Conferences

  • Christian Conferences

  • High Schools

  • Middles Schools

  • Elementary Schools

  • Youth Conferences

  • Panels

  • Adoption Conferences

  • Foster Care Agencies

  • Health Summits


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LaTasha C. Watts