Of all black fourth graders, 58% are functionally illiterate
Everyday 1,000 black children are arrested
One in every eight African American males (Ages 25-29) is incarcerated
OUR CHILDREN ARE IN A STATE OF
Greetings Pooka Family!
I need to talk about something that is very dear to my heart. Service. We were all excited when President Obama asked us to do our part as members of this global community. Everyone has good intentions but we sometimes need direction as to how to go about service. I am giving all of you an opportunity to start right now! I have recently joined the Greater Newark CARES Mentoring movement. This is part of a national movement started by Susan L Taylor, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of Essence magazine. Her vision for this mentoring movement is truly awesome! The