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Thank you for your support (Podcast)

Posted by Terri Brinston on Mar 16, 2020, 10:50 PM

The supporters of our Bridging The Gap For Humanity networking banquet made a major impact on our mission. We could not accomplish our goals without the support, involvement, and enthusiasm of our committed supporters.

Our theme was "Embracing the Village." As an organization, we are committed to extending our reach by intentionally enlisting our entire community to join us as we empower our youth to reach their full potential.

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Thank You for Supporting Our 2nd Annual “Bridging The Gap For Humanity” Networking Banquet (Video)

Posted by Terri Brinston on Dec 28, 2019, 2:46 PM

Supporters

The supporters of our Bridging The Gap For Humanity networking banquet made a major impact on our mission. We could not accomplish our goals without the support, involvement, and enthusiasm of our committed supporters.

Our theme was "Embracing the Village." As an organization, we are committed to extending our reach by intentionally enlisting our entire community to join us as we empower our youth to reach their full potential.

Through this event, we were successful in adding real value and richness to our mission by forming more profound, more meaningful relationships with the people who are in our communities. Our MC, Billy T. engaged everyone  in attendance and kept the evening flowing with his positive and witty spirit. Mildred Gaddis led the charge by asking a profound question, "What is wrong with us!" Her speech was rich and inspiring and urged participants to pay attention, remember our history, and fight for the cause. Click to hear her amazing presentation.

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Mildred Gaddis, Keynote Speaker 2019 “Bridging The Gap For Humanity” Networking Banquet (Video)

Posted by Terri Brinston on Dec 28, 2019, 2:41 PM

Keynote

The Nurturing Wellness Group Foundation was proud to have Mildred Gaddis as their 2019 keynote speaker at their annual Bridging The Gap For Humanity networking banquet. Ms. Gaddis is a 41-year radio veteran, has been described by the Detroit Free Press as one of ten (10) African Americans to watch in Detroit! Mildred Gaddis is an urban news talk show host who was formerly on WPZR-102.7 FM. She is always at the forefront of truth for local, state, and national news.


The Nurturing Wellness Group Foundation's theme was "Embracing the Village." Through this event, they enlisted the entire community to join them as they empower youth to reach their full potential. Mildred Gaddis riveting speech was phenomenal. She engaged everyone in attendance as she led the charge by asking a profound question, "What is wrong with us!" Her speech was rich and inspiring and urged participants to pay attention, remember our history, and fight for the cause.  She referenced an inspiring report on Marva Collins that reminded our guest of how love and commitment can have a profound impact. "I was humbled, she truly rekindled our commitment to our mission," stated Terri Brinston, CEO of the Nurturing Wellness Group Foundation. Click here to see our 2019 event video.

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Become A Professional Partner And Pay It Forward (Podcast)

Posted by Terri Brinston on Jul 19, 2019, 1:56 AM

The Nurturing Wellness Group Foundation's CEO Terri Brinston, Program Director, Carla Saunders, and WhatNow's Managing Director, Kayla Mason, personally invites professionals, entrepreneurs, community leaders or anyone who have a desire to pay it forward, to partner with the Nurturing Wellness Group Foundation. They explain some of the benefits of becoming a Professional Partner through their WhatNow platform.

Get Started Today:
1. Click on the following Link to Complete Professional Partners Form
2. You will receive a Welcome/Agreement packet via email after completing the Professional Partner Form.

WhatNow is a peer-led support group that brings together community resources, adult mentors, and information to help young people become successful adults. Their Professional Partners play a critical role in the WhatNow platform.

Please visit NurturingWellnessGroupFoundation.org and click on "Contact," complete the form and the CEO, Terri Brinston, will contact you to schedule a meeting and answer all your questions.

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So You Graduated, WhatNow? (Podcast)

Posted by Terri Brinston on Jul 8, 2019, 12:07 AM

The Nurturing Wellness Group Foundation's primary focus is to help students and young adults overcome barriers that prevent or delay success in school and life by providing them access to a holistic support system.

The Nurturing Wellness Group Foundation's CEO Terri Brinston, Program Director, Carla Saunders, and WhatNow's Managing Director, Kayla Mason, provides a message for Parents, Grandparents, and Young Adults on available options after graduating from high school and college. We share how our WhatNow platform supports young people understand their available options. The team shares that college is not for everyone and that completion rates vary widely along racial and ethnic lines, with black and Hispanic students earning credentials at a much lower rate than white and Asian students do, according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.

White and Asian students completed their programs at similar rates - 62 percent and 63.2 percent, respectively -- while Hispanic and black students graduated at rates of 45.8 percent and 38 percent, respectively.


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Life Skills, A Lost Art (Podcast)

Posted by Terri Brinston on Jun 18, 2019, 11:11 PM

The Nurturing Wellness Group Foundation's CEO Terri Brinston, and Program Director, Carla Saunders provides a message for Parents, Grandparents, and Educators on the importance of Life and Soft Skills. Soft Skills are the traits that make you a good employee, such as etiquette, communication and listening, getting along with other people. Life Skills are defined as one's abilities to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life. In this episode Terri and Carla share how they approach the task of teaching young people Life Skills and how it transfers to positive soft skills.

The Nurturing Wellness Group Foundation's primary focus is to help students and young adults overcome barriers that prevent or delay success in school and life by providing them access to a holistic support system.


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Let's Talk About Depression (Podcast)

Posted by Terri Brinston on Jun 10, 2019, 10:02 PM

The Nurturing Wellness Group Foundation's CEO, Terri Brinston, and Program Director, Carla Saunders, introduce WhatNow's Managing Director, Kayla Mason.  Kayla shares her personal commitment to Depression Awareness and urges our listeners to pay attention to the signs.  

Depression is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think, and how you act.  Depression has been linked to suicidal thoughts and should not be ignored or taken lightly.

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WhatNow Corporate Partnership & Wraparound Support (Webinar)

Posted by Terri Brinston on Jun 6, 2019, 11:07 PM

Lets Work Together

The transition from high school to adulthood is a major change and it can be extremely challenging. Too often, young adults get left behind wondering what to do next.

WhatNow is a peer-led support group that brings together community resources, adult mentors, and information to help young people; become successful adults, positive role models, and caring leaders in their communities.

Through our Corporate Partnership and Wraparound Support program we are able to equip colleges and  student organizations with a team of individuals who collaboratively develop an individualized plan of support.  See the video below to learn more.

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Hiding Behind a Mask! (Podcast)

Posted by Terri Brinston on Jun 1, 2019, 9:11 AM

The Nurturing Wellness Group Foundation's CEO Terri Brinston, and Program Director, Carla Saunders share about how our young people hide behind the mask as a way to prevent others from knowing how unhappy they are. They provide signs to look for and ideas to help them open up.

Nurturing Wellness Group Foundation is a Wayne County, Michigan based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in November 2017 by Terri Brinston, RN, MA, CLNC and CEO of School Nurse. Our primary focus is to help students and young adults overcome barriers that prevent or delay success in school and life by providing them access to a holistic support system.

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When You Feel Like Your Child Is A Total Failure! (Podcast)

Posted by Terri Brinston on Jun 1, 2019, 9:00 AM

The Nurturing Wellness Group Foundation's CEO Terri Brinston, and Program Director, Carla Saunders provide a message for parents and grand parents who are frustrated with their young adult child. They provide positive insight as they encourage you to get off the rollercoaster ride.

Nurturing Wellness Group Foundation is a Wayne County, Michigan based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in November 2017 by Terri Brinston, RN, MA, CLNC and CEO of School Nurse. Our primary focus is to help students and young adults overcome barriers that prevent or delay success in school and life by providing them access to a holistic support system.

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