Imagine what it is like to be just 14, but have suffered abuse at home, being told that you are not wanted, or realizing that the streets would be safer than sure injury from someone in your family. Imagine being too young to get a job or a place to live, but having to live … Continue reading These are not “bad” kids.
By the end of my fifth grade year, I was really beginning to hate school because I was being bullied. I dealt with kids calling me names, and calling me out of my name. The thing is, I had not said or done anything to them for them to be saying the things they were … Continue reading Dreading School by Jakyia
In Part 1 of this two-part series, we talked about how many small businesses and entrepreneurs create business expansion through franchising their product or service allowing others to bear the cost of their business expansion. In Part 1, we focused on key reasons that we would never franchise our Writing for the Soul Workshop™ programs. … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why We Will Never Franchise Our Programs Part 2
Almost every small business reaches a point where they search for ways to quickly grow their brands and business. As a business owner, you feel like you have a great business model, and want to expand that model quickly to help reach more customers, so you might evaluate the option of offering your business … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why We Will Never Franchise Our Programs Part 1
Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, called Internet connectivity a basic human right. Our founder understands how we can benefit from a better global technology infrastructure, and more connected global population. That being said, is connectivity a basic human right? Is it as important as personal safety and adequate water and food? Do we ignore the myriad … Continue reading Is the Internet a basic human right?
“This is the next generation of leaders for our country ...” -John Barry, President and CEO of The Boys and Girls Club of Metro Denver Writing for the Soul Workshop™ was first labeled an Academic Success Program by the Boys & Girls Club Musgrave Unit in Springfield, Missouri. Character development has been the cornerstone of the … Continue reading After School Academic Success Program
It was sheer circumstance that I stumbled upon these writers, and the book that they wrote is now a powerful addition to my library. I would encourage any out there with an interest in reading to support this program and these youth. The glimpses into the resiliency of the soul just might change your life.” -Benji … Continue reading Fundraising with an Impact
With the numbers growing, many communities are looking for innovative ways to serve the disabled. Solutions that will allow Individuals with Differential Abilities to continue learning and growing as individuals ...without creating and adding to growing budget deficits and over taxed systems. When I was seven years old I sat on the floor watching the … Continue reading Addonis Reddick: Empowering Individuals with Differential Abilities