Child Advocacy 2018 Kick Off!!

We here at A Better Day Than Yesterday Initiative Program is so excited about our Child Advocacy Program Kick Off in January 2018!! We have some Awesome guest speakers,Robb GPA Edwards,the Founder of PEACE Clothing. Robb uses his past life experiences through spoken word to communicate to others. He gives Motivation to Youth all over the Commonwealth of Virginia down to Atlanta Georgia! You can follow Robb at Connect with Robb on Instagram. We also have Tremaine Plummer that has served 15 years in Federal Prison. He will be speaking to our Youth on his time spent away from his 8 Children and how he is rebuilding their relationship. Tremaine’s instagram click here to Connect with Tremaine If you know a child that has or had a Parent incarcerated that you feel needs to be around other kids that is now experiencing this Stigma, we are here to help them better cope with them having an incarcerated parent. Please inform them about this Kick Off for our Child Advocacy Program.

The group meetings are not just for adolescents children. No. It’s also for adults that grew up without their Parent that was incarcerated. 

The Founder of A Better Day Than Yesterday Initiative Program LeTeisha Gordon was also a child of Returning Citizens. Join us on JANUARY 20,2018 from 11am-1pm as we step into the New Year healing and Rejoicing from letting the Feeling of Abandonment, Hurt, and the Disappointments go! A Better Day Than Yesterday Initiative Program will meet at Hotchkiss Community Center 701 E Brookland Park Blvd, Richmond, VA 23222.. Register for this event here>>Child Advocacy Kick Off 2018

**Great Gifts & Giveaways, and Light refreshments will be provided** According to a study published in 2015 by Child Trends, some 5 million children, or roughly 7 percent of all children living in the U.S., have a parent who is currently or previously incarcerated.  Our  youth programs focus directly on meeting the needs of children during the time their parents are incarcerated.  Our goal is to reduce the pain and stigma experienced by children, improve communications between the child and the incarcerated parent(s), and make visitation with the incarcerated parent more child-friendly and less traumatic. View "Starting at the Root Project here: Starting at the Root Project >> Please Donate A BETTER START FOR OUR YOUTH IS A BRIGHTER FUTURE FOR US...  

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