If I am honest, I have never understood the hype around March Madness. Outside of watching my alma mater, University of Florida (Go
Throughout my career of working with youth in various capacities, I have always said that when you see a child who is not
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