Monthly Archives: December 2010

Santa needs a Thank You Too!

The holiday season is rich with countless traditions: festive parties, roasted turkeys, stuffed stockings and of course sending a wish list to the iconic, historical Santa Claus. Since 1912 the United States Postal Service has staffed an answering service, now dubbed Operation Santa, … Continue reading

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Turning Life Experiences into Teaching Opportunities

I have always been a passionate advocate for immigrants and people with disadvantages.  As an immigrant myself, I wanted to share my own experiences and help others through my own life’s lessons.  My passion is to work with people who … Continue reading

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How a soccer program helped improve grades

As the After School Program Coordinator at Brockbank Junior High, I participate with the youth in some fun activities. We recently completed an After School Program boy’s soccer league. This program was a huge success because it allowed us to bring a … Continue reading

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How do abusers control victims?

I often get asked to speak at conferences or events to raise awareness about child abuse and sexual abuse. At the end of the lecture several people approach me to privately discuss the abuse they experienced as a kid but never told … Continue reading

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Teen Bullying: A National Crisis

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