Men, Your Girls Need You, Too!

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This Saturday, Polished Pebbles is hosting our annual Daddy Daughter Dance at Donoghue Charter School. We use this day to celebrate the important role of men in our young girl’s lives. We know that not all young women have father’s present at home, so we host a non-traditional Daddy Daughter Dance. You can bring your brother, uncle, friend, or no man at all. We have wonderful men who are volunteering their time to accompany the girls who attend our Daddy Daughter Dance. Continue reading

More Than a Month: Celebrating the Importance of Black History

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From February 1 to February 28 we will be celebrating Black History Month in the United States. Since 1976, as a nation we have taken time to acknowledge the achievements of black Americans. Each year, a theme and this year’s theme is the “Crisis in Black Education” (ASALH). Although controversy exists around the presence of Black History Month, what isn’t controversial is the acknowledgement that black history should not be contained to 28 days. Continue reading

Networking for Mentors: Coffee Conversations

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Today we are asking you to join a supportive group of colleagues and mentors working towards positive change in their communities. Kelly Fair and guests will be discussing the importance of community servant leadership and building a rejuvenating network of support. Come and learn with us either in person or through Facebook Live! This is your time to network and engage with community leaders. Continue reading

Healthy Living: A Community Divide

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At the start of a new year, many people turn their attention towards creating healthy habits. We all know what this entails: fresh, whole foods and exercise. While it sounds simple to eat more vegetables and to spend more time outside, it is not always such an easy process. Our access to fresh foods and outdoor space is greatly determined by our neighborhoods. Continue reading

“Coffee Conversations” for Inspiration in 2017

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Take the beginning of the year to create your action plan and set goals. Work towards strengthening and educating yourself for the year of mentoring ahead. Join us as we create a community support system for you and us to regenerate. Sit over coffee and be inspired at this free networking event. We hope to see you there as we join together in service, leadership, and the desire for change. Continue reading

Our Journey in Irving, Texas

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During our Year-End-Giving Campaign we want to highlight our various sites and programs offered by Polished Pebbles Girls Mentoring Program. This week we are down south in Texas. We have started a new chapter at Haley Elementary School and were so excited to meet our new pebbles. Here are a few snapshots of our new beginning in Texas! Continue reading