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7/26/2020 0 Comments
I am Shatoyia Jones, Founder and CEO of First Ladies of Poverty Foundation. I personally read every survey response (all hundreds of them) to determine which resources and opportunities the FLP Foundation will be creating for you and our community as a whole based on your responses.
I don't know what you are currently struggling with, but here are some of the responses from the survey:
20% of you said: I don't know where to start [to building a more financially stable and fulfilling life for myself and my loved ones].
22.2% of you said either: I don't have enough resources, or I don't have enough money to afford a coach / mentor.
6/30/2020 0 Comments
6/25/2020 0 Comments
Cities across Western Massachusetts are engaging in discussion around the FY21 Budget. Northampton, Westfield, and Greenfield are some neighboring cities that have engaged in live public comment/ listening sessions at their City Council meetings, via teleconference (Zoom, Meet, Webex etc). Our City Council has NOT allowed for such public comment, unless it's submitted prior to the meeting via email and are simply attached to the minutes (not actually brought up in the meeting).
This does not allow for the community as a whole to voice their comments or concerns and when asked when public comment will be available, there has been no concrete answer. So many other cities have been able to engage the community for input, why hasn't Chicopee?
Access to our government is vital to a health democracy, especially in these momentous times.
6/8/2020 0 Comments
by Shatoyia Jones, Founder and CEO; Personal/Professional development mentor at First Ladies of Poverty Foundation
You are at home, making dinner, handling business on a phone call.
You get a phone call from a friend.
"I am so sorry this happened. What can I do?"
You stand, perplexed.
"What do you mean? What happened?"
***Silence on the other end ***
a hello from the desk of our Founder and CEO, Shatoyia Jones
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