Lois Herrera, CEO, Safety and Youth Development, New York City Public Schools, says about Overcoming
Obstacles' impact in New York City, "Schools that have embedded Overcoming
Obstacles life skills curriculum into the fabric of what they do see an improvement in school culture and climate.
Although there is no easy answer to overcoming
the difficulties of planning and building in lower Manhattan, the firm's successes suggest some practical tips.
The black family infrastructure and the strategies of overcoming
oppression become models for white women's search for self-satisfaction.
math anxiety: A comparison of stress inoculation training and systematic desensitization.
poverty involves both advocacy and direct service.
Even if the differences--in terms of actual functionality--are somewhat artificial, they are very important to overcoming
any physician resistance.
dyslexia takes hard work and lots of practice.
Also nominated in the Overcoming
Barriers category is Warda AlJawahiry who fled Iraq in 1991 and lived in Libya and Romania before coming to Birmingham in 1999 where she studied English at Josiah Mason College.
The themes of hope, healing, black love, family and education are included in these inspiring stories of overcoming
our racial divisions is crucial as we begin the new century.
A camp snake program can help teach campers life skills, such as overcoming
fear and prejudice, learning empathy and understanding, and acting kindly toward others.
Clearly, as we enter the Decade to Overcome Violence this month, we must acknowledge with Catholicos Aram that churches have not reached a "common understanding" on the role of violence in combating injustice and overcoming
In fact, after decades of research, military psychologists have discovered that soldiers have greater difficulty overcoming
the effects of having to kill or injure the enemy than facing the carnage of war.
A Human Approach to Overcoming
the Distance of Difference
As we move beyond accepting and overcoming
our life circumstance into embracing it, so do we embrace the good disability stories that come our way.