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National Survey to Support Single Mothers (5511 hits)

Video Intro: Raising Him Alone Raising Him Alone is a source of inspiration for the millions of single mothers who struggle daily with the challenges of raising healthy and productive boys to become responsible men. The book is based on hundreds of interviews, focus groups, and discussions with single mothers who are raising boys. In 1999 Miller co-founded the Urban Leadership Institute in Baltimore, which has developed an international reputation for providing professional development for organizations working with youth to address alternatives to a gang lifestyle and succumbing to peer pressure while promoting diversity and increasing academic achievement. Website: http://www.raisinghimalone.com Purchase the book, “Raising Him Alone” here: http://www.raisinghimalone.com/products.htm

MOTHERS STAND UP AND BE COUNTED

Community leader David Miller invites each of you to take part in the National Survey to Support Single Mothers.

See link below: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=XnxeBJgegJVlklU6Sx_2bBIg_3d_3d

The Raising Him Alone Campaign has designed a national survey designed to identify the core needs of single moms. The information collected in confidential. The campaign will use the data to help expand our outreach and services to single moms.Our sons are at war! It is time for... us to get more organized.

If we can get 30% of our Facebook friends and families to complete the survey it will help us expand our ability to serve greater families. Survey takes 5 MINUTES!

See link below: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=XnxeBJgegJVlklU6Sx_2bBIg_3d_3d



Who is the Average Single Parent in America?

Don't believe the hype! Women across the United States regardless of educational levels and incomes find themselves raising children alone. For mothers of color this phenomenon has become particularly acute. In many communities "unofficially" as many as 80% of the mothers within a census track are single mothers.

Although many of these women receive some support from the biological father and extended family members, an alarming number of these mothers do not receive any financial and or emotional support in raising their sons. While many of the statistics are daunting many mothers are successfully raising their sons in some of the toughest cities in America.

According to Custodial Mothers and Fathers and Their Child Support: 2005, released by the U.S. Census Bureau in August, 2007, there are approximately 13.6 million single parents in the United States today, and those parents are responsible for raising 21.2 million children (approximately 26% of children under 21 in the U.S. today).

So What is the Average Single Parent REALLY Like? You Tell Us!


David Miller, Raising Him Alone
Raising Him Alone is a source of inspiration for the millions of single mothers who struggle daily with the challenges of raising healthy and productive boys to become responsible men. The book is based on hundreds of interviews, focus groups, and discussions with single mothers who are raising boys.

In 1999 Miller co-founded the Urban Leadership Institute in Baltimore, which has developed an international reputation for providing professional development for organizations working with youth to address alternatives to a gang lifestyle and succumbing to peer pressure while promoting diversity and increasing academic achievement.

For more information on Raising Him Alone, the campaign schedule of events and resources visit, www.raisinghimalone.com.


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