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    Counting the Days: A New Year, A New Home

    Tuesday, February 12, 2019

    Together, we packed up the few belongings we had and traveled cross-country, arriving in Toledo on New Year’s Eve, ready for a fresh start. Step 1: look for jobs. Step 2: call United Way 2-1-1. In fact, that’s how we found La Posada Family Emergency Shelter...

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    AVID: Be Better, Every Time

    Tuesday, February 5, 2019

    Many of my students come to me with some version of the same statement: “I don’t know how to solve this.” What they’re really saying, though, is that they don’t know where to start. That’s what holds back most average students—they just don’t know where to begin.

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    Reflections on Gratitude and Humility: One Advocate’s Journey

    Thursday, January 31, 2019

    This job is not an easy one, but it is rewarding beyond measure. It is an honor to be invited into the lives of survivors, during their most vulnerable and difficult times. It is an honor to share their stories with you today.

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