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Join Jessica Curry, Janice Johnson Dias, Michael Genhart, and Mercedes Samudio in a panel event about how to give kids the tools to thrive.


What’s harder than parenting? Parenting during a pandemic! Indies UNITE! proudly presents Resilient Kids, Supportive Adults: Giving Kids the Tools to Thrive, the second in a series of virtual panels designed to tackle tough topics being faced in real time.


Source: Politics and Prose Bookstore
Program: Indies Unite! Panel – Resilient Kids, Supportive Adults
Recorded on February 27, 2021
Original link: Website, YouTube


Dr. Janice Johnson Dias, co-creator of the GrassROOTS Community Foundation (GCF), a public health and social justice organization that develops, scales, and funds community health initiatives for impoverished women and girls, has been described as a force of nature. Janice is a scholar-activist whose life’s work is developing research-informed, innovative solutions to the challenges facing the urban poor, particularly underserved black mothers and their children. Dr. Johnson Dias currently lives in West Orange, New Jersey, with her husband, Scott Dias, a geographer, their daughter Marley, and dog Philly.

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