Tag Archives: second chances

Purpose

My purpose is to eradicate poverty in all spaces and all forms where I can. I say this-and I mean it sincerely-I am offended by it. It is mean, it is unnecessary and it siphons away so much human capital. … Continue reading

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Dealing With Offensive Remarks At Work

I am a middle-aged white female who works in a retail setting with colleagues whose skin tones are every color imaginable. I respect my co-workers, and they respect me. Our company generally does whatever makes the customer happy. But this is … Continue reading

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Behind bars, college is back in session

I don’t think individuals should get FREE education in prison. Seriously, what the f-k? I had to pay for my degree and, yes, I am still paying off my student loan. So, when I read this headline “Prison Education Smart … Continue reading

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13th Amendment :Movie Review

I was compelled to watch  the documentary 13th, not because everybody was like have you seen it yet, but because I came across this article  in my career journal “Obama Commutes More Drug Sentences”. What I found powerful in the … Continue reading

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Finding your joy and finding your purpose – Pages of a Career Journal

“I’ve had my trials and tribulations,” he says. He’d always been in and out of kitchens: “It’s always been close to my heart.” But he struggled with addiction and ended up in jail. When he got out, his work experience … Continue reading

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