Service-Learning and How the State Farm Youth Advisory Board Can Help You Learn

Service-Learning is an experiential component that 21st Century classrooms are taking advantage. Service-Learning is the marriage of providing positive community service while linking the service to curricula. Today, physical classrooms are not the only learning place because you cannot simulate life-challenges unless you “take it to the streets.” This arising strategy of learning is becoming... Continue Reading →

Be an America’s Promise Alliance Youth Ambassador

Happy Summer! We would like to invite you to join us and America’s Promise Alliance as we discuss how we can all be “Local Changemakers.”  We hope Local Changemakers can become a network of youth ambassadors that engage with educators and community advocates to brainstorm strategies to increase student graduation rates. By centralizing the community and creating this... Continue Reading →

New Mexico African-American Disengagement with Tobacco and Nicotine Community Forum

African-American youth engagements with tobacco and nicotine products are juristically increasing. Unfortunately, tobacco suppliers are specifically targeting African-American youth as major consumers, and this is evident in their marketing strategies. Statistically, New Mexican African-American youth who engage with tobacco and nicotine products are 26.0% of this demographic according to the New Mexico Department of Health... Continue Reading →

Summer 2012 Speaking Series on Education

Summer 2012 was abundantly productive. I delivered orations to a couple thousand people in several cities such as Charlotte, San Diego, and Houston. The distinguished cultures in the different parts of the country were very unique.  However, there is one thing that brought that still remained consistent. The thread that ties the diversity together into... Continue Reading →

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