Impact 52

Empowering Struggling Students

I sat quietly in my chair and looked around the small room that The Crossing Educational Center uses for Family Time.  A diverse group of students worked to complete the given assignment.  It wasn't the typical math problem, essay question, or science experiment.  It was something completely different.  Their task was to write their biggest fear,… Continue reading Empowering Struggling Students

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Impact 52

A Brown Bag Lunch To Stop Abuse

What is child abuse?  Could you properly define it if someone asked?  We could ask one hundred people and we would probably get one hundred different answers.  I am sure that many definitions would be similar, but few would be the exact same.  This is something that needs to be addressed.  One of the best… Continue reading A Brown Bag Lunch To Stop Abuse

Impact 52

Rising Up to End Violence Against Women

What is the most important thing in your life?  Your job?  Your house?  Your money?  For me, the answer is very simple.  Family.  I am blessed to have a beautiful wife and two amazing daughters for which to share my life.  Their unconditional love and support fills my heart with joy each and every day.… Continue reading Rising Up to End Violence Against Women

Impact 52

The Center for Nonviolence

Every day, we hear stories of domestic violence.  Many of the stories that grab headlines feature celebrities who batter and abuse.  We all know the story of singers Chris Brown and Rihanna.  A celebrity couple whose arguments became violent and Rihanna ended up with visible bruises and cuts to the face.  This example of domestic… Continue reading The Center for Nonviolence