I Have a Mayor Named Latoya
I Have a Mayor Named Latoya

I Have a Mayor Named Latoya

Charell G , Coleman

Paperback / Sewn | English
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What does life look like when your family is stable and seems to be doing well for a family of color in Los Angeles, California? Suddenly things change after a new President is elected. The demographics of the neighborhoods change as it becomes drug infested, social programs that united families go away, her mother loses her job and her parents divorce.Although strong in mind, once she enrolls at an HBCU where she sees others that look like her, insecurity settles in. She learns to rely on her faith and journaling skills to secures her educational goals.She moves her city forward by cleaning up the environment so that citizens feel safer and better about being a citizen in New Orleans as they see equal opportunity for all people. While making adjustments to a city as the first female African American Mayor, she remains attentive, loyal and loving as a mother to cherished love, her daughter Rayann.This story exemplifies how a working mother, Mayor, wife and daughter perseveres while rebuilding the neighborhood of Broadmoor and beyond.Brown Girl Resilience Book of its collection pays homage to people of color (black and brown) and their struggles. In this book, Mayor Latoya Cantrell exemplifies how girls can reach their dreams even in challenging circumstances. With poise and class, she a hopeless city after Hurricane Katrina into the hope of generations to come by serving others! Look for more books from the Brown Girl Resilience Book Collection.

Charell G. Coleman is a Graduate of The Alabama A&M University with a Bachelors and Masters degree in Education. She also holds an Education Specialist degree in Information Technology from the University of West Georgia. As a life long learner, she acquired the New and Aspiring School Leader Certification from Harvard University, Department of Graduate Studies. She is an Author, Certified Community Resilience Model Teacher and Speaker, an educator, mentor, and Publishing Agency owner. As author of The Brown Girl Resilience Book Collection, she pays homage to the struggles of People of Color (black and brown) while sharing their stories of trials and resilience. She writes and speaks to her audience about her two core passions: Erasing Illiteracy and Healing Trauma from the inside out and has been featured on many Educational forums! Her past time includes serving others through activities and programs in her illustrious sorority, Delta Sigma Theta, Incorporated. Asa Runner she challenges herself to several 5K runs throughout the year if she isn't reading a good book! Learn more about her mission at www.leadandink.net

  • Publisher
    Lead & Ink, LLC
  • Pub date
    Jun 2022
  • Pages
  • Theme
    Children’s interactive and activity books and kits
  • Dimensions
    254 x 203 x 2 mm
  • Weight
    115 gram
  • EAN
  • Paperback / Sewn
    Paperback / Sewn
  • Language

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