Educator Training Opportunities

Comprehensive offerings in afterschool professional development were showcased by the Center for Afterschool, Summer and Enrichment for Kids, or CASE for Kids. The online and live workshops were promoted during Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week, from April 25-29.  “We’re committed to strengthening the skills of those working in the afterschool profession,” said Lisa Thompson-Caruthers, director of…

B.R.A.N.C.H.

Brothers Renovating Adolescence & Creating Heroes   Houston – Six young African American men have teamed up to share one common goal, mentoring our youth. Brothers Renovating Adolescence & Creating Heroes (B.R.A.N.C.H.) is a non-profit organization created by Royce Abdalla Jr., Richard Boone, Markus Flentroy, Darrell Nunn Jr., Dewan Clayborn, and Paul McGee. All of…

Thank God For Nurses

HOUSTON – An anonymous quote stated, “When you’re a nurse, you know that everyday you will touch a life, or a life will touch yours.” It may seem at times that doctors receive a lot of the credit for what takes place in healthcare; however, nurses play a huge role not only inside the medical…

Celebrating Nurses Week May 6-12, 2016

PRAIRIE VIEW – In honor of Nurses Week, Let’s Celebrate African-American Nurses!  These men and women work hard daily to ensure your family and friends are receiving excellent and quality health care. Ever since Mary Eliza Mahoney became the first African-American Registered Nurse in 1879, nurses have continued to make strides within this health care…