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It is supposed to be a time to celebrate and make memories. Family and friends gather to see you reach that milestone. 10 Years down the road, you look back and remember the day you headed to the next grade, finished learning a trade, or walked across the stage to cheers and applause.
Grads of all ages are missing out on celebrating their achievements and reaching milestones. Students that are leaving headstart, preschool, kindergarten, middle school, high school, trade school, college, and grad school can’t officially have a formal graduation but they can still be celebrated in other ways.
While Social Distancing, Flatten the Curve on Bullying Face it, social distancing is difficult. If you don’t want to stay home, think about your kids! They are cut off from their friends and favorite after school activities. They are being transitioned to home-based...
Hats off to Our Volunteers Volunteers are vital to nonprofits and become ambassadors for the organization. They spend hours assisting the organization to thrive by either fundraising, mentoring, or networking on your behalf. We are so thankful for these individuals...
UCan Of Memphis Wears Pink for Anti-Bullying The United States Department of Justice showed that one out of four kids will be bullied during their adolescence. Most of the time it continues after the first incident; statistics show that 71 percent of students that...
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Viral video of bullied Australian boy sparks conversation on Mid-South victims
Leshundra Robinson is one woman who is fighting for students’ cries of help to be heard. She co-founded the organization UCAN of Memphis. Her brother committed suicide.
Bullying inside Mid-South schools
“Robinson is the executive director of UCAN, a Memphis bullying prevention initiative. That’s how Robinson met high school senior Denisha Greer, a bullying victim in Shelby County.”
Make a Difference Monday: UCAN of Memphis
” UCAN of Memphis works to address bullying among students here.
Leshundra Robinson and Cordette Hubbard stopped by to talk about the program on Live at 9.”
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