Category Education is key

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One Way to Provide Hope for Single Moms

I’ve seen what programs like this can do. It’s not an entitlement program. It’s an empowerment program.

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How to Make a Difference for Single Moms in Southeast Texas

Please feel free to join us for a planning meeting – for the NEW Educational Support Program – Tuesday, March 21, 2017
at Sertino’s in Beaumont- 6-8 PM

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3 Hard Facts About Single Motherhood

Did you know that 44% of children in Jefferson County, Texas live in single parent homes? You may say, “So, what am I supposed to do about it?” Finally there is an answer.

Are You Angry Enough?

Today I can get angry when I hear of a child’s father not supplying school clothes, winter coats or shoes and yet he manages to have a boat and fishing trips and somehow evades the Attorney General’s decree to pay child support. This makes me angry.

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How We Can Give Single Moms a Break

I have a dream. I want to see a program in southeast Texas that will give single mother a break, a two-year break. This dream is becoming a reality through The Community Coalition’s Bridges of Hope for Single Mothers.

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How to Make Wise Career Choices

Career Choices What should I study? What path should I take? I often hear these questions from women that I coach. Women, more than, men seem to have trouble thinking of themselves having a career. Some are coming out of a divorce and others haven’t found the job that was right for them. Still others […]

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Education Builds Self Awareness

Related articles: Education is Key, Baby Steps to College Education opens doors. For me gaining a Master’s Degree was not only an adventure it was a confidence booster of the best kind. I took one step at a time until I found doors opening.  I like the illustration of the Israelites carrying the Ark of […]

Why is Education the Key for Single Moms

Notable Alumni of Oxford include: J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Dr. Seuss, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Bobby Jindal Education is Key Related posts: A Skill Will Make Life Easier, Interview with Tanisha, What Do I NOT Regret, a video, Interview with Sheri, Interview with LaTasha, Interview with Kay, SMORE-Single Moms On Road to Education “Education is […]

Pioneering Women

I’m honored to be selected as a Pioneering Woman 2016 In 2003, Georgine Guillory started the nonprofit group to honor women in the community for their professional, volunteerism and vocational contributions and to help promising students pay for higher education. Each year, a committee selects a handful of women to honor for their efforts in […]

Scholarships and Grants for Women

P.E.O. Provides Scholarships and Grants for Women I’ve been the fortunate recipient of the Program for Continuing Education (P.C.E.) grant and it changed the course of my life. There are many more stories of others like these women who received the P.C.E.   Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She […]