Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Entrepreneur Launches Brand Promoting Self-Love for Black Girls

Audra Robinson, a Minnesota entrepreneur, created a bath and body line that promotes self-love for young Black girls. These products include lip balm, shower gel, lotion and hand sanitizer as…

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POC Households Experiencing Hardships During COVID-19

Information provided by Child Trends: During the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of families experiencing hardships across the country has risen dramatically, with a disproportionate impact on Latino* and Black communities….

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Mom Celebrates Black Historical Figures with Nursery Rhymes Book

This new nursery rhymes book was written to honor Black role models including entrepreneurs, historical figures and millionaires. Rhymes of the Times: Black Nursery Rhymes was written by Mrs. Audrey Muhammad,…

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Mom Creates Just Us App to Protect Young Black Drivers

“Driving while Black” has been an issue in the African American community for quite some time. Fearful for her sons, Charmaine Davis invented a solution for every Black parent who…

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Keke Palmer Hosts Inauguration Day Program for Children

It’s Inauguration Day! U.S. Senator Kamala Harris will make history today when she is sworn in as the first woman and woman of color Vice President of the United States!…

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The Link Between Poverty and Child Maltreatment

Information provided by Chapin Hall in their January 2021 newsletter. Children in households with low socioeconomic status experience neglect at about seven times the rate of other children. In some…

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Teresa Hawthorne Encourages Women to ‘Soar’ Amid Societal Barriers

When it comes to turning pain into purpose, Teresa Hawthorne is a living example of how to do so with grace. In her new book, “Turn Up” Your Life & Create Something F.I.E.R.C.E. Within,” the transformational speaker and mindset coach, award-winning vocalist,…

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ASCI President and CEO Dr. Sharon McDaniel Responds to Events at the Capital

Every day at A Second Chance, Inc., we ask, how are the children? How are their families? Today we also must ask, how is our country? President-elect Joe Biden stated, “The world’s watching. I…

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Representation Matters: Man Creates Black-Owned Cereal Proud Puffs

Following protests in Minneapolis, Nic King wanted to buy black-owned cereal and couldn’t find any. However, in the middle of the night, he was inspired to create his own: Proud…

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Tiffany Haddish Introduces Internship for Foster Youth

Tiffany Haddish is giving back to California foster youth with an internship program that starts in summer 2021. She recently announced the program, which is operating through her nonprofit organization, the…

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