Posts Tagged:Child Advocacy

Do You Advocate for Your Child?

Special education teacher Dr. Shanell Reid discusses why and how we must advocate for our children. While working as a bus driver, Dr. Reid started her advocacy journey by championing for her son who was struggling in school. Decades later, she continues empowering students and their parents by teaching them how to advocate for themselves. Please watch this video and…...

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School Tried To Label Her Son “Retarded” But She Fought Back And Won

Telling parents that their child has special needs can be a devastating experience for everyone involved. In this segment, Christine Jenkins shares her experiences with her child’s school district. The school district labeled her son as “retarded” with behavioral issues. This mother fought the school system back and ultimately moved him to another district where he is doing well.…...

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Tell Somebody: One Woman’s Movement to Change the World

By Tyra Seldon Tell Somebody. Two simple words that can literally save the life of a child. Every day, children suffer in silence at the hands of people who profess to love them or love someone who they love. Couple that with the fear of getting in trouble and many young children are ashamed or…

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Empower Yourself! Empower Your Child!

By: Aneesah Evans On November 4, 2015, I attended the board meeting for my children’s school district with the intent to charge the board with holding the registration office accountable for their actions. My story goes a little something like this: Last school year, my children attended a charter school outside of the city school…...

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Unspoken Truths in the Black Community: Identifying Abuse in Children

By Angela Wills Abuse is degrading and difficult to deal with in any form. There are many forms of abuse and, unfortunately, not as many answers to find the best approach to help victims get through the ordeal. One of the worst and most challenging forms of abuse is sexual abuse of a child. It’s…

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