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Importance of Educators of Color for Black and Brown Students
October 31, 2019
This month, my organization, the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools released its highly-anticipated report, “Identity and Charter School Leadership: Profiles of Leaders of Color Building an Effective Staff” which examined the ways that school leaders of color’s experiences and perspectives influence how they build school culture, parent and community relationships, and effective staff. ... read more »
Harris’ ‘Children’s Agenda’ to Expand Family Leave Act
October 17, 2019
As part of the agenda, Harris has included a guaranteed six months of paid leave with job protections for more working families. ... read more »
NCHE Leadership Transition: Dr. Gail C. Christopher to Succeed Executive Director and Co-Founder Dr. Brian Smedley
September 19, 2019
The National Collaborative for Health Equity (NCHE) announced that Executive Director and co-Founder Dr. Brian Smedley will resign effective October 31, 2019, to assume a new role as Chief of Psychology in the Public Interest at the American Psychological Association. ... read more »
Kawhi Leonard Gives One Million Backpacks to SoCal Kids
August 22, 2019
Leonard partnered with the L.A. Clippers foundation and nonprofit organization Baby2Baby to donate one million backpacks to all the students of the Los Angeles, Inglewood and Moreno Valley Unified school districts. ... read more »
Why I’m Visiting the Border
August 16, 2019
“I shook hands with a 13 year-old-boy whose mother told him to make eye contact and shake hands firmly. Even in the midst of horrific living conditions and imprisonment, children at the facility are still being taught to treat people with respect, while being treated less than human…” ... read more »
Candace Parker’s Day of Fun Brings Families Together
August 8, 2019
Los Angeles Sparks star Candace Parker wanted to show her fans the importance of parent-child  bonding by hosting the Presence vs Presents Day of Fun at the EXPO Center in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
Recent Infectious Disease Outbreaks Among Children are a Cause of Concern for Parents
April 25, 2019
Kaiser Permanente sheds light on Measles, Whooping Cough ... read more »
NBA Star Stephen Curry and U.S. Women’s Soccer Star Alex Morgan Join PGA Jr. League Ambassador Team
November 30, 2018
Curry and Morgan combine forces with Rory McIlroy, Michelle Wie, Rickie Fowler and Lexi Thompson as official Ambassadors for the growing youth golf program ... read more / watch video »
Coach Kobe: Bryant shares philosophies on how to reach kids
October 18, 2018
Kobe Bryant sounded just as passionate about coaching his daughter’s middle-school basketball team as he was about playing for the Los Angeles Lakers under Phil Jackson as he held court about his coaching philosophies and the state of youth sports on Tuesday. ... read more »
Omar Gooding & Angell Conwell star in Bounce TV’s Family Time
October 4, 2018
Bounce TV’s new season of the original comedy Family Time premiered Monday Oct. 1st. The show stars Omar Gooding, known for his roles in Baby Boy, Barbershop, Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper, and Angell Conwell who also played in Baby Boy with Gooding. ... read more »
A Letter from America’s Children
July 12, 2018
Dear U.S. Media, Democrats, Republicans, Independents and to the concerned Americans who poured out into the streets to protest Donald Trump’s cruel and faulty immigration policies, ... read more »
Angel City Games Builds Community Through Adaptive Sports
June 7, 2018
The Fourth Annual Angel City Games return to UCLA on June 21-24. The event continues to galvanize adaptive sports and those who participate in them. ... read more »
Success On “The Way”… Ask Dr. Jeanette: porneia [πορνεία]
April 5, 2018
Commercialized pornography accounts for over US$2.5 billion in the United States alone... ... read more »
Raising Emotionally Competent Children
March 1, 2018
Social and emotional competence yields similar academic gains as strictly educational interventions. ... read more »
We Need Educational Equality in Our Schools
February 22, 2018
Frederick Douglass. Condoleezza Rice. Martin Luther King, Jr. Clarence Thomas. Ida B. Wells. Shirley Chisholm. All of these leaders will receive renewed national attention during this Black History Month. And all have something else in common: their emphasis on education. ... read more »
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