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Citizens Leadership Academy Update

In August, the Neighborhood Voice reported on Citizens Leadership Academy as the new charter school prepared to welcome its first class of sixth graders. Jerald King was one of those students. He shared his thoughts on entering the new school.  We caught up with Jerald in November to see how he is adjusting to life in the new school.  “The biggest difference is how big the school.
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Glenville Pastor Calls for Community Outreach

Pastor Andrew Clark, Sr., of Trinity Outreach Ministries on Ashbury Avenue, announced in October a plan that encourages every church in Glenville to open its doors during the week for tutoring and workshops on financial literacy, crime prevention and health.   Clark, the founder of Glenville Ministry in Missions Alliance, announced the plan, dubbed the Recovery 7 Plan, at a meeting Oct. 27. Local residents, police officers.
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Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens

By M. LaVora Perry          More from this series According to Dr. Robert Findling, M.D., Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, in children, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) may be misdiagnosed as Bipolar, or Bipolar may be misdiagnosed as ADHD. Furthermore, children and teens can have symptoms that seem like those of Bipolar or.
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Job v. Career, The Difference: Parent Belinda Kyle Talks Up Education

M. LaVora Perry, NV Columnist East Cleveland employee Belinda Kyle’s three daughters excel in school and at violin. I recently invited her into my home to share with Neighborhood Voice readers her thoughts on education. She shared plenty. But first, let’s rewind to summer 2002 when she and I talked, laughed and nibbled chicken on a 14-hour road trip to the Suzuki Association of the Americas 11th music educators’ conference in Minneapolis. Kyle’s.
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Be Good People

By M. LaVora Perry NV’s M. LaVora Perry will periodically present stories and tips that focus on students of all ages, parents, educators, mentors, and others involved in education. Please send relevant story ideas and tips as well as information about upcoming student, youth and family events and programs, in or out of school. Post these comments in the “Education” section of www.neighborhood-voice.com or email them.
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Children With Incarcerated Parents

Shame. Guilt. Vulnerability. These are the feelings that bounced back and forth through the mind of 12-year-old Kevin when his stepmother told him the news: “She said that my father was in jail and the only thing I could think of was for how long,” Kevin said. Like many of his peers, Kevin has not seen his father in over a year; he continues to struggle with.
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Response to “Turf Wars” in Central

In the February issue (print) of Neighborhood Voice, the article on “Turf Wars” in Central once again re- minds us of the deficits in our community. It contained no hard data about the number of incidents related to gang violence that occur in Central as compared to other neighborhoods. Therefore, I would like to address some of the positive events happening in our area. The majority of.
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Soul Sisters: CPL’s Tena Wilson on the “Soul of the Village” workshop

  Photo by Jerry Taliaferro In addition to the “Women of a New Tribe” photo exhibit, the Cleveland Public Library will also host “Soul of the Village” an empowerment workshop for women. The event is intended to strengthen them in areas such as career, relationships and health. Neighborhood Voice wanted to learn more. So we called Tena Wilson, CPL’s marketing and communications administrator, for an overview of.
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