IMMEDIATE & EFFECTIVE WAYS TO SUPPORT LOCAL PUBLIC SCHOOLS

IMMEDIATE & EFFECTIVE WAYS TO SUPPORT LOCAL PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Education
A few weeks ago Baltimore City Public Schools were in the news, I mean ALL over the news, for lack of heat and building maintenance in general. Everyone (on my timeline at least) had an opinion one way or another. As many of my readers know I have been a teacher with Baltimore City Schools for the past ten years and  I’m not even going to get into my opinion on the state of public schools, lack of funds, and support from all angles (I’ll definitely get into that later.) ANYHOO…  the news sparked an outcry for help. Go Fund Me accounts were created, free meals were given out and people vowed to do more for city schools. I know people mean well and I hope in days, weeks, months,…
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SO WHAT THEY DON’T SUPPORT YOU?

SO WHAT THEY DON’T SUPPORT YOU?

Empowerment
So what they don’t support you? Now what? I had to learn and come to the realization that everybody you thought was going to support you will not and that’s okay! I know it hurts. I know it’s disappointing. I know this. I get this. I’ve lived this. And I’ve come to a point where I am okay with it. There could be a plethora of reasons your family and friends aren’t supporting you. Some reasons legit, some not so legit. Maybe they’re jealous or intimidated by your potential and/or success. They heard you talking about your dream and could have possibly told you how proud and supportive of you they were. Then when you launched you didn’t get the reaction you desired. This can be painful, but it’s okay.…
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