Workforce Development coaches encourage participants to refine themselves.
By Kelly, Foster Mom:
When your safety was threatened as you lied in bed listening to those terrifying sounds just waiting for them to end, longing for it to be over, imagine that as a child only those terrifying sounds aren't wind gusts, they are screams echoing throughout your home from the domestic violence you witness regularly, and — unlike a hurricane — it won't be a once in a lifetime experience, it will become your norm.
Everyday Hero host Bill Murphy met him in Tampa at his place, JLM Records, a full-service production and recording studio.
But on Friday, June 23, a hundred people gathered at Keiser University in Sarasota, Florida to celebrate a group of young men and women for being leaders in Eckerd Kids’ Project Bridge program.
Proud families packed the room as their littlest members prepared to graduate from Eckerd Kids’ Early Head Start program on Saturday, June 24.
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“Our eighth annual Family Reunification Celebration is designed to honor the hundreds of parents in our community who have successfully completed tasks necessary to be reunited with their children,” explained Brian Bostick, the executive director of Eckerd Kids.
“Your darkest nights can have the brightest stars,” said Cassandra Pappas, 17. “I write that in my music all the time.”
Never give up.