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Felicia Savage Friedman: On a Mission to Heal as a 2018 Women to Watch

FollowShare Incidences of trauma are making daily headlines in our country. Many inhumane occurrences, whether it is mass shootings, domestic violence, sexual assault and its response to the #Me-Too movement, the loss of a young life due to gun violence, and the traumatic impacts of racism are bringing trauma and trauma healing to the forefront […]

Dionna Rojas is Helping PEAL Sound the Bell

FollowShare Where some may see people with disabilities and special needs as a population that should be segregated from the mainstream; others see an opportunity to help them reach their highest potential. Those other people are among the ones that work at the PEAL Center. The Parent Education & Advocacy Leadership Center, or PEAL Center, […]

We Are Nature: Museum Exhibit for You and the Family

FollowShare We Are Nature: Living in the Anthropocene October 28, 2017 – September 3, 2018 Carnegie Museum of Natural History Free with museum admission We Are Nature explores the interconnected relationship between humans and our environment. A first of its kind in North America, utilizing interactive exhibits, innovative gallery design, and specimens from our hidden […]

Three Rivers Adoption Council: Foster Parents Needed

FollowShare Welcome to TRAC Three Rivers Adoption Council has served as Pennsylvania’s foremost resource for adoption information, referral services, support, and education. As we grow, we will continue to spread our mission of improving adoption opportunities for children awaiting permanency throughout the state of Pennsylvania. Mission… To create and provide adoption opportunities and a range […]

Adult Novel Explores Betrayal: Is Love Worth a Second Chance?

FollowShare Detroit, MI (BlackNews.com) — A first anniversary, plans for a surprise romantic Hawaii vacation – and a spouse who left you for someone else. Now imagine your ex wants you back 27 years later and is willing to pull out all the stops to rekindle your love. Social media has made reconnecting with people […]

Black History Month: Make History By Creating Your Own Opportunities!

FollowShare     It was Mother’s Day, 1991, when I received a handmade Mother’s Day card from my staff that read; “Happy Mother’s Day from the staff of Jackson Communication.” (Later the name changed to OWN: Onyx Woman Network).  My husband, Daryl and my son, Armon were my only two unofficial staff. At the time, […]

3 Day Getaway – Santa Fe, New Mexico

FollowShare There’s nothing like taking a break under big stars and a never ending sky. That’s exactly what you’ll find on a three day getaway to Sante Fe, New Mexico. New Mexican culture is rich with Native American heritage and home to 23 tribes and 19 pueblos. Can you imagine driving through a city and […]

6 Mistakes To Avoid When Building Your Business

FollowShare 6 Mistakes to Avoid When Building Your Business For every successful business, there are just as many unsuccessful ones that started at the same time, in the same industry and with about the same capital as the successful ones. Why then did some succeed even when the playing field was leveled? The answer lies […]

10 Business Tips to Give Your Start-up a Boost

FollowShare 10 Business Tips to Give Your Start-up a Boost Before you jump into entrepreneurship, there are certain things you’ll want to know in order to succeed. Here is just a summary of some of those important things you must consider before embarking on the brave journey of entrepreneurship. Granted, you’ll need to have more […]

Nominate a Woman-to-Watch 2018

FollowShare Women are making a difference not only in our communities, but in the workforce, the business world and the political stage. We are giving a voice and being a voice for ourselves, our sisters, our children, to the women who have come before us and those young trailblazers who are also on their way. […]

Kidpreneurs: Young Gifted and Self-Employed

FollowShare AT JUST 15-YEARS OLD, THESE TWO FUN-LOVING ENTREPRENEURS HAVE PROVEN THAT YOU CAN RUN A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS… AND STILL BE A KID! Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — 15-year old entrepreneurs, Essynce Moore and Moziah Bridges, are disrupting the entrepreneur industry, leading by example after having started a business at a young age. Essynce started her business […]

Overcoming Compassion Fatigue: When Helping Hurts

FollowShare Do you struggle with setting boundaries in your role as a helping professional or caregiver? Do you struggle with self-compassion and acceptance? Do you need assistance with stress management to better manage yourself in personal and professional settings? Do you supervise staff at risk for compassion fatigue or burn-out?     Overcoming Compassion Fatigue: […]

Are You Having Problems with Your Manager?

FollowShare MANAGEMENT ISSUES ANYONE? Are you having issues with your manager/supervisor? You are not alone. This can be something you can easily overcome once you identify the problem and establish a plan to be an active participant in creating a better workplace atmosphere. Leaders vs. Managers Managers regulate and control processes and procedures. Leaders use […]

New Year, New Business Checklist

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