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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Marquis Cotton: My faith in Out-of-School Time programs
I’ll never forget the moment when the officer of the corrections facility I was in ordered me to report to the Chaplin’s Office. Because only
Tyesha Andrews: Advocating as an Andrews and a PAVE parent leader
My advocacy for School-Based Mental Health (SBMH) supports stems from personal experience. Growing up, I felt high levels of stress and anxiousness, especially when I
Marisa Goldstein: Taking pride in speaking up – for all our kids
Growing up, were you the kind of person who was first to raise your hand to present to the class, or who liked to get
Leigh Sims: Headed down a path that makes sense
From a Public School Teacher to a Budding Policy Buff and the Road that’s Paved with PAVE. The classroom is where my heart is but
Karla Reid-Witt: Stepping out of comfort to step up for change
As quiet as it’s kept, I hate public speaking. Well, it is not really kept quiet, I tell people all the time. Some people are
Miguelina Zapata: Necesitamos OST para los niños en DC // We need OST for children in DC
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