Over the last century, women have made great strides in gaining equality, being acknowledged for their contributions in the areas of human and women’s rights, political and economic developments as well as civic endeavors such as the prevention of domestic violence against women, child health initiatives all while transforming their respective communities. Women have been […]
Monthly Archives: April 2016
“Words can really hurt you when you internalize what you see written about you online”, I said to one of my fellow Mental health peers this past week. I am a Mental Health Advocate that lives with Bipolar Disorder and I share my journey online with my social media followers. Kehlani. When Singer Kehlani attempted […]
My Disability Made Me Violate Company Policy! Why Failing to Seek Professional Help for Mental Health Issues Could Cost You Your Job.
By Alia Derrick, Managing Attorney and Certified Mediator at Derrick Law Federal law prohibits employment discrimination (e.g., adverse actions such as termination, discipline, demotion, etc.) against qualified individuals with disabilities. The laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (collectively […]
Recent articles have touted steadily declining teen birth rates across the nation over the last few decades, but the North Texas Alliance to Reduce Teen Pregnancy (NTARuPT) has been diligently working to drive these rates down in the DFW metro. As part of their efforts, NTARuPT is planning for their big day on April 30th […]