Youth Mental Health First Aid Bill

Senator Jesse Hamilton services the 20th District in Brooklyn (Brownsville, Crown Heights, East Flatbush, Gowanus, Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Prospect Lefferts Gardens, South Slope, and Sunset Park.) and in January 2016 I was invited to the Albany Press Conference which launched his Mental Health First Aid Bill. This Bill will provide teachers in the Department […]

Update: Teens For Jeans

Update: Teens For Jeans On February 21st, 2015 I dropped off my last set of jeans to Aeropostale for the Teens for Jeans jean drive. With your help and support I was able to raise over 250 pairs of jeans!YES! 250+My goal was to collect around 140 and you guys have surprised me with your overwhelming amount of support!  After […]

Day 4: Family Photo

This post is in relation to Adoption Awareness Month, November. This post was inspired by a photo challenge that brings awareness.   It literally took a village to raise me.    As I type this post I am getting so overwhelmed with emotion; Gratitude is the biggest one.    I put some of these people […]

Coping, Resources, & Inspiration

I’ve been thinking about what my 2nd blog post should be and I’ve been having the hardest time making a decision.Should it be something inspirational, a review, a response to a current event…All these ideas and no feeling of affirmation, until I came across a picture of Robert Williams with the caption “Thanks for contributing to my childhood #RIPRobertWilliams” […]