Article by Kimberly Mitchell in 1/24/10 Sun-Sentinel
Kimberly Mitchell, West Palm Beach City Commissioner and daughter of our club’s 2nd VP Anita Mitchell, has a cover page article/opinion piece in the Outlook section of today’s Sunday Sun-Sentinel. Congratulations Kimberly!
Entitled: Promising program to battle issues facing children living in poverty getting a start in West Palm Beach Harlem’s “Children’s Zone” tackles issues block-by-block the article begins with:
When a child’s eyes open for the first time, the future is bright and filled with promise. But for children in the impoverished parts of our communities, that future is often diminished by the time they take their first steps.
All too often, it is a life that begins with a teenage mother and, sometimes, a 35-year old grandmother. Poorly educated, under-employed and facing an uncertain future — these parents often do not know how to raise a child.
The entire article can be found here.