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March 26, 2020

How Fight for Life Is A Resource For The Community

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March 26, 2020

How You And Your Kids Can De-Stress During Coronavirus

Source: pbs.org | Repost Fight for Life Foundation 3/26/2020 -A few weeks ago, my eight-year-old daughter made a glitter jar for my students: “Tell them that when their brain has a glitter storm, they can shake this up and take deep breaths as the glitter falls.”We could all use some…

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March 12, 2020

Childhood Adversity Increases risk For Long-Term Health And Behavioral Issues

Source: Center for Youth Wellness | Repost Fight for Life Foundation 3/12/2020 -Research shows that the adversity we experience as children can affect us into adulthood. Challenges children face in school, life – and ultimately with their health – are often the symptoms of ACEs and toxic stress. The good news…

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February 27, 2020

Ten Little Known Black History Facts

Source: pbs.org | Repost Fight for Life Foundation 2/27/2020 -History is often reduced to a handful of memorable moments and events. In Black history, those events often include courageous stories like those of The Underground Railroad and historic moments like the famous “I Have a Dream” speech by Dr. Martin…

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February 13, 2020

African American Men and Women Who Have Impacted Our Society

Source: biography.com | Repost Fight for Life Foundation 2/13/2020 -February marks Black History Month, a tribute to African American men and women who have made significant contributions to America and the rest of the world in the fields of science, politics, law, sports, the arts, entertainment, and many other fields….

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January 16, 2020

5 Ways To Make A New Year’s Resolution Stick

Every year millions of people set goals at the beginning of the year, and every year many of those millions fail. Some have set the same goals every new year for years, perhaps decades, because making resolutions stick is difficult when you lose enthusiasm and revert to old habits and…

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January 16, 2020

Planning For The Year Ahead

The overarching goal of FFLF is to develop within underserved youth the social and emotional capabilities needed to build healthy families, communities, and contribute to the economy in a positive way. By partnering with school systems and structured summer programs, we implement comprehensive programming that not only improves the educational…

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December 22, 2019

The Fight for Life Story

During the 2019 – 2020 school year, we are working with 10 schools serving over 2500 students. We currently have 33 classrooms on our Building Dreams behavior management platform and we currently have 45 administrators and teachers on our virtual learning platform. Although we are proud to be impacting so…

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December 05, 2019

How Charitable Giving Can Lower Your 2019 Tax Bill

Source: US News | Re-Post Fight for Life Foundation 12/5/2019 -With the arrival of Fall, many are starting to think about their 2019 tax bills.One popular method of offsetting taxable income – charitable deductions – has become a point of confusion for Americans as a result of some of the…

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November 14, 2019

Be A Blessing Toy Drive Locations and Events

This year, Fight For Life will be a blessing by collecting toys for 700+ under-served students at Arlington Woods IPS 99 and Charles W.Fairbanks IPS 105.All of these students are currently participating in our Building Dreams program where they are taught core values through social emotional learning. Many of these…

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