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SEPTEMBER 7, ,2021
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Parent Leadership Advisory Council

Kenyon Binns is the president of the PLAC

no J3... that's not correct

the solutions should be co-created with parents... not informing them after a plan has been devised

there's public confusion already

We should NOT normalize this trauma...

Toyin Anderson... "stay calm"

This past week has added compounded anxiety and trauma for students fear of experiencing last year again.

The lack of foresight in transportation, is reflective of the lack of foresight in every area of education and family engagement. This is retraumatizing our children and disarming our parents.

RCSD families pay for the salaries of teachers if they are in person or online. Our children deserve the good teachers trained to engage them inside of classrooms!

The power of community schools could change this. A community school will look different, now, in the 21st century then those of the 1900s.

I'm praying for your endeavors. Maybe I get an opportunity to write an article in support of your work(s).

Thats the biggest thing is for parents and families to feel supported to raise hell in those schools to demand better for our children.

This is what happens when you have leadership with vision.

There are about 26000 students in RCSD and about 2500 are without transportation, right? How can the community support those students.

I am so glad I choose to tune in to this conversation tonight:) Give Thanks

RCSD functions in a mode of well intentions, but must be challenged on being intentional in parent engagement.

How do we share the pain to accomplish the Greater Good. What is the Greater Good?

Yes, there will be some children who are going to have trouble reintegrating after being home so long. And ses a spike in over diagnoses of “whatever”

Media contact should be only after there is a private and organized meeting of the minds and the people involved; otherwise it could easily be a cause of public confusion.

Can a Flow-Chart be developed to show the necessary steps for a successful outcome for all involved?

Especially if that parent is taking the bus to work!

Wth all school / transportation issues going on, WHY can't schools restrt up 9/ all issues 2 b resolvd???

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Great job holding down BAG Live Elder hanif and Jerome

We are looking for programming ideas/guests the community would like to see on BAG Live.

Save Sept 14th for the next BAG Community Call Out...

So ladies... if you're interested in a career in the technology field... check out Dress for Success!

thank you Johnita

Dress for Success is located at and 585-678-1041

good evening everyone

Good evening Kings and Queens

Great info!

Good evening my People!!!!

Thank you 🤗

Hey yall!!!

Thank you everyone

Thank you Jerome

Hi how everyone doing

Incredible information!!! Historically delivered.

Great information. Thanks 😊

Dear family share this information Dress for Success Grow with Google. It’s a technology program aimed at teaching basic and advanced computer technology.

(585) 678-1041,

Peace Diallo Payne assist us in promoting this community resource.

African history for everyone!! ✅ Thanks for sharing

Khadijah Tillman, Aneesah M Willis , Gaddafi Bey, Antonia Nicole, Shalonda Jones, Jeffery C Jr Mclamore, Terrel Leo Brock,

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what are we modeling and teaching our young?

This first hour of BAG Live is brought to you by Ubuntu Village Works LLC

impact is more important than intent, especially in a mental health setting

Good evening EVERYONE near and not so near. We see you Tanishia.

The specifics of the risk of contracting delta variant, I mean.

But the distrust of the medical industry is real and valid. It just happens that the vaccine is likely safer than we are allowing ourselves to trust. I feel for folks. I know their fears are generally valid.

But in this case the specifics of this risk matter more,

Kudos Jackie Dozier

Get Vaccinated folks


Herion Addicts Loves the Fifty Dollars ??? Not Good

Safety issues


Very helpful thank you.


We Have Lost Connection with our Spirituality Sankofa ASE'O



Hey Bev!!

Peace Beverly J. Jackson

Hey Y’all !👑💪🏽❤️

Hello family

Greetings Family!


Hey Nephew!!!

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Love one another Black People!

"whatever we get via education should be for benefit of our community" Carter G. Woodson

Shout out to Marvelous Minds Academy

Home Schooling is our primary topic this evening. Let us know if you have questions for our guests

Ma'at Hotep Elder Aha

welcome Brotha1 We're discussing home schooling this evening and have some wonderful guests to lead that.

good evening to all joining us LIVE; and hello to all who are viewing at a later time

Wonderful program. The right topic for the ripe time. Thank you BAG!

Revolutionary Pedagogy, A Primer for Teachers of Black Children . by Molefe Kete Asante, A Black Scholar....

Thank you so much for tuning in, Family!

Good evening everyone glad to be listening in .

Great build

Teacher elder Campbell

Yes Aneesah M Willis, you better tell it.

Did y’all know Carter G Woodson wrote “The Miis-education of the Negro” as a correction to his 1st book “The Education of Black Folks” bcs he had it wrong in the 1st book.

Peace Family


Thanks Aha

Teach sis

Greetings elders. . .

Greetings all ❤️🖤💚

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