The Champions Behind the Central Texas African American Family Support Conference

  Collective Impact is the words I would use to describe the CTAAFSC.The Austin Independent School District has been involved in the conference for many years. I have been involved for the last two years in the planning committee. My perspective is one that has been shaped by the stories I have heard from our students, families, educators and community partners that I have had … Continue reading The Champions Behind the Central Texas African American Family Support Conference

Sonya Hosey: The Strengthening of Families and Individuals through the Central Texas African American Family Support Conference

by Damita Miller-Shanklin Ujima: How long have you been a part of the CTAAFS conference or board member? Sonya: I became aware of the Central Texas African American Family Support Conference (CTAAFSC) in 2002. The keynote speaker was Dr. David Satcher the former 16th Surgeon General of the United States and the Assistant Secretary of Health. His keynote and the conference enlightened me on the … Continue reading Sonya Hosey: The Strengthening of Families and Individuals through the Central Texas African American Family Support Conference

The Champions of the Central Texas African American Support Conference

By Damita Miller-Shanklin The CTAAFS conference is celebrating twenty years this year. If you have followed the conference or attended, you know just how far the conference has come the last twenty years.  As you know with anything, that survives as long as this conference, some people are committed and dedicated to continuing the meaning and mission of the conference. I took a moment to … Continue reading The Champions of the Central Texas African American Support Conference