Education

Day of Silence: Register to Participate on April 23!

The GLSEN Day of Silence on April 23, 2021, is a nationwide event led by students. During this time, everyone involved takes a vow of silence to highlight the effects…

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New Black-Owned Learning System Created to Help Families Make Learning Fun and “Lit!”

Learning doesn’t have to look, feel, or sound the same. It can be fun, engaging and “lit!” Gifted and Lit is a black-owned learning system created for children from kindergarten…

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Imani Christian Academy Open Enrollment for Pre-K

Is your little one going to Pre-K in the upcoming school year? You can apply here to enroll your child at Imani Christian Academy now! If you have questions about…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: February 22-26 & March 1-5, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from February 22-26 & March 1-5, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health   S….

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Penalizing Black Hair in Our School System Is Wrong

Black students are three to six times more likely to be dismissed from school than their white counterparts. School systems continually criminalize natural Black hairstyles by “preparing them for the…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: February 8-19, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from February 8-19, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health   S. 304 — Sen. Tammy Duckworth…

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Register for the PA Youth Advisory Board 2021 Virtual College Fair Today!

Register for the PA Youth Advisory Board’s (YAB) Virtual College Fair March 15-18. See below for details and click here to register today! The deadline to register is March 8….

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RECAP: 5th Annual Red Hat Healthy Heart Luncheon & Symposium

The 5th Annual Rhonda D. Wright Red Hat Healthy Heart Luncheon & Symposium was held on Saturday, February 12. Despite COVID-19 and social distancing requirements, the event was filled with…

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A Critical Conversation of Kinship with the Founders of Black History Month

Established on September 9, 1915, by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, the founders of Black History Month—the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH)—continue to carry out…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: January 25-February 5, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from January 25 – February 5, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health H.Res….

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