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Oak Park Kids Learn “Don’t be a Monster”

November 1st 2018

  Oak Park Kids Learn “Don’t be a Monster” (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 1, 2018) Oak Park, MI – Fourth and Fifth graders at Pepper Elementary School in Oak Park got a special visit from a “new kid in school” named Frank.  In spite of Frank’s giant forehead scar, taupish pallor and chain-draped rag clothing, […]

Royal Oak Author Helps Girls be EmPOWERed, Book Event Nov. 19

November 11th 2016

Royal Oak Author Helps Girls be EmPOWERed, Book Event Nov. 19 (EVENT page) Detroit, MI – From cyberbullying to societal pressure, 21st century girls face challenges that generations before them may have never imagined. But they also have unlimited resources and opportunities to live powerfully. Rasheda Kamaria Williams, an award-winning mentor and chief empowering officer […]

Troy Youth Assistance Girls Stand Strong Program Begins Feb. 4

January 2nd 2016

Troy Youth Assistance Girls Stand Strong Program Begins Feb. 4 (EVENT page) Troy, MI – Girls Stand Strong Presented by Erin Zeller, LMSW, CTS. A four session empowerment and anti-bullying group for girls grades 7 &8. The group is conducted in an interactive style and teaches important life skills such as: ~Developing healthy coping strategies […]

Race in Community Project Asks: What Does Diversity in Ferndale Mean?

December 1st 2015

Race in Community Project Asks:  What Does Diversity in Ferndale Mean? (Guest View by Kathleen LaTosch, Dec. 1, 2015) Ferndale, MI – Everyone says diversity is good for us. Business leaders expound upon the economic benefits of having a diverse workforce – the creativity, the increased problem-solving ability. Liberals say it’s “the right thing to […]

Cyber Safety for Parents Presentation at FHS Jan. 21

January 13th 2015

Cyber Safety for Parents Presentation at FHS Jan. 21 (Ferndale Youth Assistance Press Release, Jan. 13, 2015) Michigan Cyber Safety Initiative, Ferndale High School and Ferndale Youth Assistance will be hosting an Internet Safety Presentation for parents and adults on Wednesday, January 21st from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the FHS Media Center. This presentation […]

Straight Talk w/Lawyer Lisa Series Starts Jan. 23 with “Bullying”

January 15th 2012

There are currently four Straight Talk w/Lawyer Lisa discussions scheduled. After January’s Bullying presentation, the dates and topics are:
~February 27, 2012 on the Anatomy of a Criminal Case
~April 23, 2012 on Medical Marijuana
~May 21, 2012 on Child Custody

Ferndale Schools Stand up to Bullying

November 20th 2011

“We’re all different, but I believe we all deserve respect. …This will show victims of bullying I have their back if they need help and send a message to their bullies that I will not encourage or accept their behavior with my silence.