September is upon us, which means the first day of school is right around the corner. Although Polished Pebbles won’t be starting up until October, we know that students and parents have some nerves about getting back to those classrooms. We have some tips for you to make the transition into the school year as smooth as possible: Continue reading
Monthly Archives: August 2017
Does Seattle Need Polished Pebbles?
While we congratulate the efforts Seattle is putting forth to address this achievement gap, it leaves us (and people in Seattle) wondering: what about black girls? Continue reading
“Woke” at All Ages: Stand Up to Injustice
As a task force member, I represented Polished Pebbles Girls Mentoring Program at this week’s US Congressional Caucus on Black Women & Girls (CCBWG) 2nd Annual Chicago Symposium. This event is chaired by US Congresswoman Robin Kelly. This year’s symposium’s theme was “Woke” at All Ages: Inspiring Black Women Advocates Across Generations. Continue reading
Double Dutch and Hip Hop
Do you know the history of double dutch? The simple rope and sneaker sport actually has a few roots in hip-hop. Continue reading