Category Archives: Advocacy

Marching Forward-By Brenda-Ms. Martin, If You’re Nasty!

The recent Women’s March on Washington  (Left Photo) – which included men, women and children- was categorized by some as, “one of the largest and most significant demonstrations for social justice in America’s 240-year history.”   Taking It to the Streets … Continue reading

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Dr. Pruitt in Kentucky adopts TV Frasier’s, “I’m Listening”

Education Town Hall with Education Commissioner Dr. Stephen Pruitt at KEDC in Ashland during his eleven schools tour: “How does Kentucky define school success?  “This listening tour will be an opportunity for all education shareholders to provide input to the Kentucky Department … Continue reading

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Innocent or Guilty of Killing Police?

The Mumia Abu-Jamal- Controversy Journalist Abu-Jamal had been a target of CoIntelPro. In 1980, at the age of 26, Mumia was elected president of the Philadelphia chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists. The following year, he was named one … Continue reading

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Veterans of “armed forces” for Equality

While we remember our veterans for whom we are deeply grateful, let us also take time to appreciate those “veterans of the city wars” fought for peace and freedom.  In addition to those fighting in the U. S. Armed Forces, … Continue reading

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Family Engagement in Education Act

Family Engagement in children’s education has been proven to be not only beneficial for the schools but also for increasing effectiveness and success of children’s education!  In fact, studies show that engaging families is also cost effective; schools would have … Continue reading

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America’s Promise Alliance Increases Promise of America

America’s Promise Alliance is a premier organization supporting education, family and community engagement that is concerned every 26 seconds a high school student drops out!  With former United States Secretary of State, Colin Powell, and his wife, Alma Powell, the … Continue reading

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Advocacy – A Serious Series of Fortunate Events

     Advocacy is “a political process by an individual or a large group which normally aims to influence public-policy and resource allocation decisions within political, economic, and social systems and institutions; it may be motivated from moral, ethical or faith … Continue reading

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