Beasts of the Beat: Sons of Detroit Using Talent to Change Their World
Today, I am in Detroit for a planning retreat with Usher’s
As I listened to President Obama speak today on the murder of Trayvon Martin, a 17-year old boy from my home town of
When I look at my last post, it pretty much corresponds with the beginning of last school year and my term as
While working with my son, I had the most amazing epiphany about his progress. I felt as though he had hit a plateau- as if he was becoming a little complacent in his work product. Well, I realized that this may not be all his fault. Immediately,
As the Olympics have come to a close and I reflect on every minute of the competition I watched, and read about, I
While you still have a little bit of the summer left, you may want to have your child squeeze in a few more books. Perhaps you are continuing to make trips to the library and you want some fresh new ideas on selections. Take a look
I recently read a very inspiring article about a group of young people dubbed “Club 2012”. This group of students graduated this year; however, the cohort was formed six years ago. The parents of the students saw the need to take parental involvement to another level.
Last week I had the opportunity to experience an organization that is doing amazing work for youth. I was invited to attend a reception and leadership seminar hosted by Usher’s New Look Foundation.
The evening began by attending a reception with stakeholders, donors and other persons interested
At the beginning of the summer, I launched a twitter campaign #40daysofsummerfun. This has been a reminder for me as a working mom
As we travel to the national basketball tournament with my 9 year old son I was perusing the AAU website and was pleased to see blog posts on various interesting topics. One post in particular intrigued me. NBA Commissioner, Silver, is proposing to change the “one