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Moz's Kitchen: Connecting Educators of Color

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Emerging Wisdom

4125 Humphrey Street

St. Louis, MO 63116

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Calling all educators of color!

Liberated Genius has created a special program, Mōz's Kitchen, a safe house for educators of color. This program will be held once a month to bring D.O.P.E.* educators of color together to celebrate, support, encourage, affirm, and connect. DOPE stands for Designers of Opportunities Pushing Excellence. There is no excellence without equity. Suggested donation $10.

2:30-2:45pm Refreshments

2:45-3:30 Purpose and Introductions of all attendees

3:30-4:00 Featured Guests: Candice Cox and Andrea Scott

4:00-4:15 Inspiration to BE THE WORK by Ms. Ophelia Troop

4:15-5:00 Connect and make magic.


FEATURED GUESTS:

Candice Cox:

Candice is an author, therapist, motivational speaker, mental wellness trainer, and KHAOS Koach! Since 2008 she has provided licensed counseling and consulting services to children and families in various settings.. In 2014 she started her non profit, KHAOS (Keep Healing And Overcoming Struggles) Inc, and began implementing trauma informed programs in schools and community centers to address the lack of social and emotional coping skills taught both in home and educational environments. She utilizes innovative and experiential treatment modalities to change the focus from people being labeled to living life beyond labels. She believes life happens but it doesn't have to stop. Her goal with every person that She encounter is to help them help themselves as they are the experts of their lives. For these reasons, she loves to be a catalyst in the lives of others to propel them forward. For more information visit www.khaosinc.org

Andrea Scott

Andrea is the author of Smile Big Dream Bigger (Sonrisa Grande Sueña en Grande) and she is also known as Ms. Impactor. Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, Andrea grew up in a single parent home located in one of St. Louis most vulnerable neighborhoods. However, she is a living example that dreams can come true when you are focused and motivated. Currently, Andrea is a Spanish teacher and an Adjunct Professor at Harris Stowe State University. It is her mission to educationally support children and young people who grow up in high-risk communities.

Book Info: Growing up in the inner city of Saint Louis, Missouri, Samantha is surrounded by violence and despair. However, Samantha and her family use a particular gesture, a smile that helps them to get through hard times. When Samantha smiles she dreams of a better future for her community, her family, and herself. Samantha has made a promise to live up to her dream, while always wearing a smile. Book Trail: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=El8A5xl_Bk8


Can't make this one? Save the date for the next Moz's Kitchen: Saturday, October 28, 2017, 2:30-4:30.

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