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Teenage Ground Zero Attitude of Resistance

Every American parent has experienced the “epic fail” moment of parenting, when over a decade of child rearing meets the teenage ground zero attitude of resistance. Parenting a teen is without discrimination. Continue reading

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YOUNG URBAN MALES AT BREAKING POINT

He looked into my eyes and said, “Alive!” Continue reading

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THE FIRST TEMPTATION OF SINGLE PARENTING

Parents need to recognize the dangers or being a single parent. Continue reading

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Preview from new book “Young Urban Males.”

In 2007, many American urban leaders were introduced to urban gun violence; the newest dilemma eroding the integrity of our “best practice society.” No more simple solutions and punch line words of deterrent like “JUST SAY NO!” Urban gun violence … Continue reading

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Despite Connecticut’s great wealth, one in ten children lives in poverty

Child Poverty in Connecticut: January 2009 Connecticut is one of the wealthiest states in the nation, which compounded with its highly skilled workforce, makes the cost of living very high.1 The state was one of three states in the nation … Continue reading

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2010 National Report shows Racial gaps in U.S. high schools

The Schott 50 State Report on Public Education and Black Males President and CEO of Harlem Children’s Zone, Geoffrey Canada writes… Yes, we need better schools, but we also need to address the problems outside the classroom that derail the … Continue reading

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Pay Now or Pay Later

     What is too much of how much to spend on a child’s safety? And if we come up with a price is it more like a down payment on the child’s life or are we putting their development   … Continue reading

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