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THE NATIONAL URBAN ALLIANCE FOR EFFECTIVE EDUCATION
Eliminating the Gap between Potential and Achievement
Alliance President Eric Cooper is our guest
Presented by MIND RESEARCH INSTITUTE www.mindresearch.net @mind_research
Dr. Mike Robinson, host of Parent Talk Live will discuss the impact of environment factors and issues on the academic success of students, specifically a review of the social-psychological interventions to reduce the achievement gap among urban students. Dr. Robinson’s guest will be Dr. Franklin Turner, Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology at Queens College, The City University of New York.
Franklin Dickerson Turner, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology at Queens College, The City University of New York. He received his B.S. in African American History from Florida A&M University, M.A. in Educational Psychology from Rutgers University-New Brunswick, and Ph.D. in Urban Systems from Rutgers University-Newark. Prior to starting graduate school Dr. Turner was a middle school teacher in the Philadelphia School District. He has a strong record of community service, from working as a volunteer in Post-Katrina New Orleans to running a Boy and Cub Scouting program at Raymond Rosen Housing Projects in Philadelphia.
Dr. Turner’s research focuses on the Achievement Gap (especially teaching writing), Popular Culture, and Race & Social Class especially in educational settings. He has published and presented in the areas of reading fluency acquisition, teacher education, and counseling. He is currently a consulting editor for The Journal of Educational Research and the Journal of Negro Education. ?
For more information on Dr. Franklin Turner, Queens College visit http://www.franklinturner.com/home
ENVISION THIS: Reaching out to young people to inspire them to read, write, and create.
Debbie Hilbish is with us to share her vision, passion and mission to inspire students to read, write and create. She reaches out to as many people as possible to share what they do at Student Author Visits, Inc. (SAVI) founded by Larry James, a 70+ great grandfather, artist, writer of music and author of children’s books. Debbie became Chairperson and Secretary at SAVI after retiring from a career with the United States Post Office, publishing books of her poetry, and hosting eight-week authors’ fairs at The Reader’s Oasis book store in Quartzsite AZ.
SAVI started because “America’s economy began to fail in 2007 and millions of citizens are still struggling, plus the fact that the income disparity gap in our country has widened every year for at least the last twenty years has brought us to the point where it’s impossible for many parents to purchase books for their children.” It is a free program provided to elementary fourth grade classes and boys and girls clubs in selected areas. At the beginning of each visit, Larry introduces himself and thanks the students for inviting him. He reads the first chapter of one of the chapter books he has written and illustrated. The children than get to listen to one of the age appropriate songs on our music cd. The question and answer segment is next. Children ask good questions like: How do you write, illustrate, or publish a book? The program usually last about an hour. At the end of our visit each student receives a FREE SAVI PACK which consists of: 1 copy of the signed chapter book, 1 CD with 8 (eight) age appropriate songs, and a BOOKWORM BUDDY BUTTON.
Samiyyah Saafir-Muhammad was born Jacqueline Glover in New York City in 1951. After spending her early years in foster care, moving four times before the age of three, she settled in with her aunt, following her father’s passing.
While still in elementary school Samiyyah took an interest in helping other students do well, joining “The Future Teachers’ Club” in the fifth grade. As a high school student, Samiyyah became aware her people’s struggle for freedom—witnessing civil rights demonstrations, protests, assassinations and riots—and decided she wanted to help somehow. It was in this atmosphere that she went off to Northeastern University in Boston where she majored in Education. Her stay there was short-lived, however, as she was introduced to the teachings of The Honorable Elijah Muhammad and thereafter joined the Nation of Islam. Within the Nation of Islam’s Muhammad University, Samiyyah underwent educational training and worked as a teacher’s assistant.
Since 2005, Samiyyah has had the privilege of serving as the Directress at Muhammad University of Islam in Atlanta, which serves students from Pre-K to the eighth grade. She has been blessed to carry on the 84-year educational tradition, which was started by the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and his brave followers in the 1930’s.
A widow after 35 years of marriage, Samiyyah presently enjoys the blessing of her and her husband’s nine children: six sons and three daughters, all of whom attended or are attending HBCUs. Samiyyah has been a mother to not only her nine children, but also to her two stepchildren, her nieces and nephews, her eight grandchildren and countless other children and adults in the community who come to her for advice, wisdom and guidance. Affectionately called MamaMiyyah, Samiyyah’s house is never empty.
Parent Action Community (PAC) was established in 2005 by parents concerned with the behavior and condition of today's youth. We are a fully-accredited 501(c)3 charity equipping young adults for the responsibility of leadership.
OUR MISSION: To Equip, Empower, and Educate "At-Risk" Youth And Young Adults between the ages of 13 and 24. We develop their Knowledge, Personal Skills, and Motivation to Reduce Adolescent Pregnancies, High School Dropout Rates, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, including HIV/AIDS, Substance Abuse, Juvenile Delinquencies, and Reduction In Crimes through a Comprehensive, Community-Wide Collaborative Effort to Improve Academic Achievement in order to be Career and College-prepared.
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We've been doing it all of our lives. Some of us started at a younger age than others, but regardless of our backgrounds everyone communicates in one form or another.
When it comes right down to it, life is about relationships and relationships are based on communication -- or even the lack of it. Join my esteemed co-hosts and me as we define, dissect and demystify the power of the spoken and unspoken word and how you can use it to transform any situation.
Danica Trebel is a Perspective & Family Dynamics Coach who knows first-hand the power of the spoken and unspoken word. It was through her own personal and professional experiences that she was led to this place of healing, restoration and passion to help others. She is an expert in helping people live their lives to the fullest through faith, communication and vulnerability.
Nikkia Bell is a Certified Speaker, Coach, and Trainer with the John Maxwell Team. Her primary areas of expertise are leadership, communication, and personal development, and she is extremely passionate about helping businesses develop their leadership and communication skills so they can build strong cohesive teams. She offers an array of services such as Individual and Business Coaching, Mastermind Groups (in person/via telephone), Lunch and Learns, as well as workshops and trainings.
Erica Wiederlight is a certified quantum life and happiness coach. She is also the CEO and Founder of her healing through happiness business, We The Light, LLC. She considers herself a student of the universe and is dedicated to her education so she can help others live in their light and love. Because, life is brighter when we shine!
Derek Stark's 21st broadcast as a student of American Broadcasting School. The broadcast includes songs from Taylor Swift, Gina Giordano, Van Halen, Black Sabbath, Chely Wright, Evanescence, Garth Brooks, Gary Morris, Terri Clark, Thompson Square, Alan Jackson, Gary Allan, Zac Brown Band, Carrie Underwood featuring Randy Travis, Charlie Daniels, Lady Antebellum, Ozzy Osbourne, Marty Robbins, Jon Lajoie, Joss Stone, Darius Rucker, and Big & Rich. Be sure to follow Derek Stark on Twitter (@derekstark) and like American Broadcasting School - The Drive Home with Derek Stark Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/absthedrivehome.
Hosted By: Henry Allen-Muhammad
With Special Guest Hosts: Jason X and Forrest Muhammad
Unlawful Captives deals with the creation, sustaining, the politics, criminalization and the effects of The Prison Industrial Complex in America and World Wide.
Why are there more people incarcerated in America the rest of the free countries worldwide combined.
Why does America lock up drug user whereas other countries opt for treatment?
This Sunday we ask whythe need for 10.10.2015 #justiceorelse The 20th Anniversary of the Million March. An In Depth Conversation with the New York City Representative of The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, Brother Student Minister Abdul Hafeez Muhammad
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Our Back-to-School Etiquette series continues
Do you know whose responsible for the condition of the building and the bathrooms at your children's school or community center? Due to an overwhelming response to our Back to School Etiquette Show about school bathrooms with Dr. Tom Keating, Project CLEAN, he is joining us again for part three and introducing Rod Roberts, Plant Engineer with the DeKalb County School System.
If you missed part one and two you may go back and listen to the archives:
Part One link: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/etiquette-lady/2015/08/09/what-is-etiquette-anyway#.VcaTBmmvLmR.gmail
Part Two link: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/etiquette-lady/2015/08/23/what-is-etiquette-anyway#.VdpC4xmQWVI.gmail
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