The PAVE Blog
PAVE is dedicated to amplifying the voices of parents from across DC because we know that every parent has a unique story to share. Through the PAVE Blog, parents can continue making their voices heard by sharing those unique stories, experiences, and priorities with our community.
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Charlia Acree: Bravery Builds Community
A Black female born and raised in the United States cannot easily escape being othered. I have never truly felt safe, so I learned quickly
India Patrick: One of Many
Since the day my son Charles came into this world, I’ve advocated for him to receive all the resources he deserves to live a great
Jeanette Staton: Communication with parents should not be an afterthought
Imagine sitting at your breakfast table on a Saturday morning. You see the sun shining through the windows, hear feel-good music playing from the radio,
Monique Cole: #ParentPower at DCPVCW
I attended my first PAVE meeting in December 2019. I was certain that I was passionate about educational outcomes, but I was still unaware about the
Kirsten Pelzer-Clark: The Last Straw
My family is no stranger to the impact mental health issues have on a home. Ten years ago, my husband gained full custody of his
Marisa Goldstein: Setting a vision for accessible OST programs in the new year
As we ring in the new year, I know I’m not alone in taking some time to set a vision for the year ahead and