• Books & Brunch: Bi-Weekly Book Club

  • Wed, 07/08/2020 at 12:00 pm
  • Detroit Parent Network
    726 Lothrop Rd
    48202 Detroit
Books & Brunch: Bi-Weekly Book Club - Detroit Parent Network - Detroit

Looking for a good book and thought-provoking conversation? Join Detroit Parent Network for our virtual book club, Books & Brunch.For the month of July, we will be discussing "Five Steps to Avoid the School to Prison Pipeline". The free e-book is available to download here: https://www.humanisticcare.com/uploads/2/5/2/4/25246483/5stepstoavoidingthepipelinetoprisonforschools_.pdf"It is so hard to force myself to be happy and everyday feels like a struggle. Ever since [the day my daughter's Father left me for another girl] I have smoked marijuana or drank alcohol to continually escape the pain that I wake up and feel each day that I look at my daughter. She has unintentionally become a constant reminder of that day. I want to set a better example for my kids, but I am just so full of anger and resentment."The Five Steps are:Become more involved in your own educationDon't let your environment determine your futureAvoid negative peer pressureDiscover your purpose in lifeYou must create a plan for yourselfJoin a really deep and thought-provoking discussion from this workbook on what the school to prison pipeline is and how easy it is for the brightest youth to become entangled in it.Grab your coffee or tea, and a bite to eat and join us on Zoom for Books & Brunch!Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81690931748 or call-in to the discussion 1-312-626-6799 Meeting ID: 816 9093 1748