Families Speak Out on Schools and Mental Health

The National Federation of Families recently surveyed over a thousand families from across the United States about their experiences with education and mental health. We encourage all of you to consider what…

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Black History Month: An Opportunity to Learn We are Alike

Henry Moore, Director of Family-Driven Practice at Families as Allies, authored this blog entry on Cultural Humility and Cultural Reciprocity in recognition of Black History Month. Working at a family-run…

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What is Child Find?

Each month for the next five months, Families as Allies is exploring a topic related to the state of Mississippi's procedural safeguards for children receiving special education services. This month…

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2021 Legislative Session Begins

Last week legislators came to the capitol to begin the 2021 session. This year’s session is expected to last 90 days and to end or adjourn on April 4th (also…

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Honoring the Life and Memory of Tessie Brunini Schweitzer

Our community partnership celebrations have always been joyous occasions, opportunities to honor those who exemplify our four core values and to celebrate the previous year and all the good things…

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