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Monthly Archives: August 2019

Be Kind and Purposeful in the Wake of Tragedy

by: Tonya Allen | Aug. 7th, 2019 I’ve pondered the senseless acts of violence over the weekend bred by intolerance and hatred. Some have characterized such tragedies of mass shootings in our country as the new norm. We cannot allow ourselves to see these acts as normal because they are certainly not. We cannot become […]

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Experienced Educator to Lead The Skillman Foundation’s Education Investments

by: The Skillman Foundation | Aug. 1st, 2019 Carmen Kennedy-Rogers has been hired as a senior program officer of education at The Skillman Foundation, effective July 29, 2019. In this position, Carmen works in partnership with the Foundation’s vice president of program & strategy, Punita Dani Thurman, to provide leadership to a team of program officers who work collaboratively to support the Foundation’s education strategies.   “We are fortunate to have someone with Carmen’s experience and passion lead the Foundation’s efforts to improve educational opportunities and outcomes in Detroit,” said Skillman Foundation […]

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