Day 93 “Happy New Year”

Happy New year!



Day 93/365 “Faces, Up Close and Personal” Series

This is will be the only photo of the series that’s not taken by, me for obvious reasons. Laquan and I were at mom’s home for the holidays looking through old photo albums and came across this photo from when he was a few weeks old. I decided to edit in the series style and share as my first photo for 2016.

Feel free to share or post your own #ChangingTheNarrative photo. Let s make 2016 a day full of positive black images!

#Changingtheimage #HoodFit #Imageshift #assumptions #OurvoiceOurvisionOurtruths #Truthtopower #Beautiful #Faith #Resilient #Perseverance #Determination #GoodGrit #BlackMenLove

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Year End Loose Ends

An Educator's Journey

Project Learn

IMG_0200Recently I had the pleasure of talking about education with LZ Nunn and Brittany Burgess from Project Learn, a nonprofit supporting education and educators. LZ recently accepted the challenge of becoming the ED of Project Learn.

One of the topics we tossed around was grant writing, and ways Project Learn might offer support to teachers and staff who would like to pursue grant funded projects and activities. As a follow-up, LZ found this grant announcement that some teachers might want to pursue:

Grant Alert Detail

Fund for Teachers Grants
Sponsor: Fund for Teachers
Submitted: 10/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Fund for Teachers provides educators, possessing a broad vision of what it means to teach and learn, the resources needed to pursue self-designed professional learning experiences. FFT grants are used for an unlimited variety of projects; all designed to create enhanced learning environments for teachers, their students and their school…

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