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PARENT TALKS: Advocacy, Schools & More

By Jackie Burrell
Sunday, January 4th, 2009 at 5:18 am in Parenting Issues.

PTA moms (Illustration from the Orange County Register) Parent Advocacy & Leadership in Schools, Childcare & More Jan. 10 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Nurse Rona and Malia Franklin, executive director of Parent Leadership Action Network (PLAN), and Jenny Ocon, executive director of Parent Services Project (PSP), discuss the power of parents in advocating for good schools, affordable child care and more.

Talking with Kids About Infidelity
Jan. 17 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Nurse Rona and Dr. Joshua Coleman discuss the impact of extramarital affairs on children.

East Bay Moms Preschool & Childhood Resource Fair
Jan. 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Scottish Rite Center, 1547 Lakeside Dr., Oakland
The East Bay Moms hosts its 12th annual childhood resource fair, which includes representatives from more than 80 preschools and childcare programs in Oakland, Berkeley, Albany, El Cerrito, Kensington, Alameda, Richmond, Moraga, and El Sobrante. $6 for adults, kids free. And the new 2010 edition of the East Bay Moms Preschool & Childhood Resource Directory will be on sale at the Fair for $5.

Children’s Friendships
Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. Seven Hills School, Walnut Creek
Annie Fox moderates a talk on how to help youngsters develop and keep good friendships and relationships. Tickets $15, teachers free. Info at

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