Marsha brings a wealth of knowledge through education and experience in the field of drugs and alcohol, effective communication with social service agencies, and coping strategies for dealing with issues like depression, domestic violence, and successful parenting. Her talents are shared through her personal experience and testimony of how God transformed her life after 10 years of a drug addiction, domestic violence and abuse, losing her children to the social services and their return, as well as the success with maintaining over 18 years in recovery. She believes that her blessings come from her maintaining a commitment to carry the message to individuals still struggling with this process.
Marsha is affiliated with various Women’s Ministries. She is a member of the NAACP, Women of Excellence with a Purpose, Prison Society, and actively participates in various boards and committees in Dauphin County. Marsha currently works as a Consultant in Research with Penn State University.
Marsha R. Banks, is a native of Philadelphia, and is currently residing in Dauphin County. She is the Executive Director of Amiracle4sure, the newest 501c3 organziation specializing in reentry services. She is a mother of 8, college graduate, grandmother, mentor, and a motivational speaker who empowers individuals who seek support while transforming their lives. This includes overcoming some of the barriers that addictive and destructive behaviors may have caused.
Industry Expertise (3)
Areas of Expertise (5)
Children of Incarcerated Parents
Overcoming Barriers to Success
Executive Director (professional)
Founder and Mentor of a non profit organization specializing in mentoring returning citizens.
Recovery Expert & Mentor (personal)
Celebrating 18 years of recovery, mentoring and supporting women in Central Pa
Domestic Violence Survivor and advocate
Capella University: Masters, Human Services 2010
Specializing in Criminal Justice and Women's Issues
Lebanon Valley College: Bachelors, Sociology 2004
- Prison Society
Event Appearances (6)
Healing Communities-Working with Returning Citizens
Healing Communites Training Lancaster, PA
Boundaries and Ethics with Mentoring
Mentor Training w/ Justice & Mercy Lancaster, Pa
Living Beyond the Number Philadelphia, PA
Annual Hope Concert Harrisburg, PA
Breaking the Silence-Working with Children of Incarcerated Parents
SPAC Convention Silver Springs, PA
Embracing Success While Overcoming the Struggles
Prison Breakfast Hershey, PA
Sample Talks (1)
Transformation-A Women's Journey
This motivating discussion is for women who have experienced sexual, mental, or emotional abuse. This session addresses emotional healing and freedom from bondage. Personal stories and victories are celebrated in this safe environment.
- Workshop Leader