Tag Archives: Rashawn Sullivan

Q&A with Father-Figure Rashawn Sullivan

Uncle serves as mentor to his niece & nephew Q: How did you become a ‘father figure’ to your niblings? A: It’s like this because I didn’t have that when I grew up. My niece’s father is currently incarcerated, so I have to take on that role. With my nephew Desire Sullivan, 11, his father is not active so it ... Read More »

New Life Planted at Makeshift Memorials

A new community project spearheaded by Rashawn Sullivan replaced the South Side’s makeshift shrines for individuals who have lost their lives to gun violence with new life.     Sullivan, who is the founder of the I Apologize Foundation, partnered with Onondaga Earth Corps (OEC) Saturday, June 9, to plant memorial trees at sites where such makeshift shrines have sprung up. ... Read More »

Bridge to Help

Former inmate Rashawn Sullivan teaches others how to avoid same fate Since being released from the Cayuga Correctional Facility in 2015, Syracuse South Sider Rashawn Sullivan has emerged as a powerful role model to both the youth and the adults of his community. “Street life is addicting,” Sullivan said, in a recent interview. “I’m now someone who goes into the ... Read More »

iApologize Book-Signing

Anti-violence activist introduces his book to inspire others to ask for forgiveness Rashawn Sullivan pauses while addressing the crowd at his Jan. 6 book-signing event. After a deep breath he says, “These are tears of joy. I went to prison at age 17, and now I’m here.” Sullivan was released from prison in 2015 for committing a drive-by shooting in ... Read More »

Winter Print Issue

The Winter print issue features father Aundra Billue on the cover. He has three grown children with his wife, Twiggy. He believes being a father is a lifetime obligation. Inside also meet Rashawn Sullivan who launched the iApologize Foundation to encourage all to seek forgiveness. He started the effort during his apologetic journey to seek redemption from the family of ... Read More »

The Way Back

Rashawn Sullivan is on a path to redemption after killing another South Side teen in 1997 Read More »