Education Technology Event Brings New Tools and Individualized Learning Opportunities to NYC Parents and Their Children

Parents of Accelerated Learners, NYC introduces NYC’s first education technology event aimed at families, 
The NYC Ed Tech Family Day A’Fair on Saturday, November 8th, a one day event–part carnival, part scavenger hunt, part education fair for parents and children that offers a fun-filled opportunity to explore education technologies that support individualized learning and talent development. [PR.com]

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 2:00 am

Organizational Strategies Just Released Pre-Publication of Book Entitled: "The Government is Not a Village"

Newly released book, "The Government is Not a Village" reviews worsening statistics in face of ever increasing government control, reveals robust research demonstrating the correlation between academic achievement and religious affiliation, suggesting a way forward: character training. www.thegovernmentisnotavillage. [PR.com]

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 2:51 pm

It’s Bullying Prevention Month and the Solution is Not Punishment, Blame or Shame

Free2Luv, a nonprofit that offers a place where youth are empowered, individuality is celebrated, bullying is not tolerated and luv rocks shares their vision for a bully-free world. [PR.com]

Posted by on 17 October 2014 | 11:21 am

Author Brian F. Martin Reaches Out to Help Adults Recover from Childhood Domestic Violence

Brian F. Martin is on a mission to move beyond "awareness" and into healing for adults who grew up with domestic violence at home. His book, "Invincible: The 10 Lies You Learn Growing Up with Domestic Violence, and the Truths to Set You Free," was published just in time to help this year's domestic violence awareness campaigns make a real difference. [PR.com]

Posted by on 16 October 2014 | 6:20 am

Drug-Free South Reaches Out with the Truth About Drugs

To protect the youth from the disastrous effects of abusing drugs, the Drug-Free South team is bringing the truth directly to students and the community across Tennessee. [PR.com]

Posted by on 15 October 2014 | 2:00 am

National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship Honors Student Entrepreneurs at 12th Annual Conference

Five outstanding student entrepreneurs are being honored at the 12th Annual Conference of the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship, being held this week in Phoenix, Arizona. [PR.com]

Posted by on 14 October 2014 | 12:26 pm

New Hardcover Edition: "Zephyr The West Wind" by 21 Yr Old Award-Winning Author RJ Tolson

"Zephyr The West Wind" Hardcover is a Must Read for Those Seeking Adventure to a Fantastical World Filled with Vivid Imagery and Heroism. [PR.com]

Posted by on 14 October 2014 | 10:00 am

MaleSurvivor Statement in Response to Sayreville, NJ Football Abuse Scandal

MaleSurvivor Executive Director Christopher M. Anderson releases statement in support of the survivors in Sayreville; statistics for male sexual victimization; resources available for survivors and their families. Contact information for media included. [PR.com]

Posted by on 14 October 2014 | 2:00 am

Decatur, Georgia to Host The 2014 RISE Awards

Tickets are available now for individuals and groups planning to attend the awards gala. To reserve, visit http://www.theriseawards.com [PR.com]

Posted by on 13 October 2014 | 2:52 pm

Sharon Lechter Slated as Special Guest on Wealth DNA Radio to Kick-Off Series on Financial Literacy. October 13, 2014 at 9:00 AM PDT.

Wealth DNA Radio Show Kicks Off Financial Literacy Series with Special Guest Sharon Lechter. Would you expect someone illiterate to become a best-selling author? Then why is anyone surprised that we continue to face economic crises (personally & nationally) when we don’t focus on increasing Financial Literacy? Wealth DNA Radio will be focusing on bringing financial literacy to the forefront by hosting a 4 part series of [PR.com]

Posted by on 11 October 2014 | 2:00 am

Shanti Generation to Give Away 500 "Partner Yoga for Teens" DVDs to Educators

Shanti Generation announced that it will give away 500 DVDs of its “Partner Yoga for Teens” curriculum during the fall 2014 semester. The Partner Yoga DVD includes 10 five-minute guided sequences for middle and high school students to practice mindfulness skills with a friend, sibling, classmate or parent. The mindfulness curriculum will help teachers challenge bully culture. [PR.com]

Posted by on 9 October 2014 | 2:00 am

"Biohacking" Coming to "The Secret City"

Biodidact is a new DIY Biolab planning to open its doors to the public in Los Alamos, New Mexico, this coming Spring. Its founder has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, to enable the lab to open its doors to amateur scientists. [PR.com]

Posted by on 9 October 2014 | 2:00 am

Linden Optometry Joins Campaign to Raise $1 Million for Universal Eye Health

"World Sight Day Challenge" fundraising campaign gives the gift of vision to people in areas of need. [PR.com]

Posted by on 9 October 2014 | 2:00 am

Local Author Signed to Publish Second Adventure-Filled Children’s Book

Local author Loretta M. Green-Warren recently signed a contract with Tate Publishing to publish her second riveting, adventure-filled children’s book, "Chyna’s Adventure with Pleasant Pete." "Chyna’s Adventure with Pleasant Pete" shares an adventure like no other in which Chyna and Miss Penny were not prepared for the surprise they encountered when she enters her secret place. Will [PR.com]

Posted by on 8 October 2014 | 2:00 am

To Reach Preteen Girls, Kickstarter Project Puts Style Into STEM

Popular Kickstarter project to get girls into science and math (STEM) ends today. [PR.com]

Posted by on 7 October 2014 | 7:03 am

Youth Empowerment Services (YES) Liberia to Launch Online Resources to Assist with Critical Ebola Education

The Youth Empowerment Services (YES) of Liberia says it will respond to the Ebola crisis in Liberia by creating a one-stop online information center to help raise awareness about the virus within the Liberian community in the US and in Liberia. Z.J. Jallah, founder and president of YESLiberia board, made the announcement a few days after the charity’s annual retreat late last month in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mr. [PR.com]

Posted by on 6 October 2014 | 8:54 am

Celebrate National Sensory Awareness Month with "Sensitive Sam Visits the Dentist" by Award-Winning Author and Illustrator Marla Roth-Fisch

A trip to the dentist can be challenging for children with sensory issues. Parents will find reading "Sensitive Sam Visits the Dentist" with their children before a dental appointment a great way to make a trip to the dentist more enjoyable. Released in October at the start of National Sensory Awareness Month, the book is perfect for children with sensory processing disorder (SPD), autism spectrum disorders (ASD), or [PR.com]

Posted by on 4 October 2014 | 2:00 am

Fall Interfaith Festival 2014 to Promote Children’s Literacy

Come Before Winter for the 7th Annual Fall Interfaith Festival on Oct. 18th, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Al Lopez Park. Join this interfaith celebration to pray for children, literacy, and peace. [PR.com]

Posted by on 1 October 2014 | 9:29 am

Governor Jerry Brown Signs Bill to Screen Newborns for Terminal Disease

Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1559 into law today which will implement newborn screening in the state for a deadly genetic disease called adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) that affects approximately 1- 15,000 children. [PR.com]

Posted by on 27 September 2014 | 2:00 am

“Laugh for a Cause”-Youth Entrepreneurship Training

On October 17th at 7:30pm, local competition finalists A.Z, Faro Kane and Comedian Tie-Bo will join comic veterans Treetop of Showtime & Comic View & Eddie Brill formerly of the Late Show with Dave Letterman at Boca Raton's New Wick Theatre; where for one night only they will take to the stage to make attendees laugh out loud (LOL) for a great cause. [PR.com]

Posted by on 26 September 2014 | 8:54 am

"The Cemetery Sleeper" Will Keep YA Readers Under Their Covers with a Flashlight

Combining a quirky cast of characters set in a seemingly quite Southern town, author Susan Griner creates the perfect thriller along with supernatural suspense in her new novel, "The Cemetery Sleeper." "The Cemetery Sleeper" is set in a sleepy southern town called Mabry. Freddy is a pre-teen boy spending the summer with his librarian Aunt Teri and cousin Emily while his father is out of town. Aunt [PR.com]

Posted by on 26 September 2014 | 2:00 am

Drug-Free South Reaches Hispanic Community at El Protector Festival

The Drug-Free South community organization distributed booklets to the multicultural community who attended the El Protector Festival this past weekend. [PR.com]

Posted by on 24 September 2014 | 2:00 am

New Children’s Book Promises Fresh Spin on Muslim Holiday

Little Big Kids, an up and coming cultural lifestyle brand for young Muslim kids, is proud to announce the release of their newest storybook, "Ilyas & Duck and the Fantastic Festival of Eid Al-Fitr." It’s a delightful story about a boy named Ilyas and his best friend Duck as they explore the excitement of Eid, while learning about the holiday’s charitable nature. Like many great stories, this [PR.com]

Posted by on 23 September 2014 | 7:00 am

Connecticut Author Signed to Release Poignant Book with Major Publisher

Local author Michelle Williams recently teamed up with Tate Publishing to begin the publication process of her new book My Name is Ruth. A poignant book based on Williams’ life experiences, the author shares how she was delivered from her circumstances and how she can help other women come to their place of salvation. “As a child, I faced life changing circumstances that would mold, and shape my way of [PR.com]

Posted by on 23 September 2014 | 2:00 am

Colorado Author Signed to Publish New Book

Local author Matthew Vogan recently signed a contract with Tate Publishing to kick-off the publication process of his new book Nicholas and the Bullies. An imaginative book about a boy who possesses super powers, Nicholas and the Bullies explores the world of young Nicholas and how he teams up with a friend and her younger brother to use his powers to help a kid at school overcome an issue with a bully. When asked about [PR.com]

Posted by on 23 September 2014 | 2:00 am