Celebrate we did!
Rain or shine, we gathered, shared news of our progress, and plans for the future. Thanks to all of you who attended and those of you who donated in support of our work.
Coalition4Justice & The Community
"Dr. Bernadine Ahonkhai, Coalition4Justice Founder & President attended the May 12, 2023 Legislative Forum at the Giant Community Center in Willow Grove, Pa along with two members of the Coalition Steering Committee, Roberta Brooks and Ellen Price-Maloy.
The forum attendees interacted and engaged in meaningful discussions with each other and with PA legislators and legislative staff on a variety of topics, including education, safety net, healthcare, housing, and financial health & stability.
Dr. Ahonkhai co-facilitated the education breakout session. The breakout teams provided suggestions for continued conversations and action."
Dr. Bernadine had the opportunity to attend a 2-day education, equity and justice summit, "The Big Thing Summit" in Philadelphia hosted by Children's First, formerly PCCY. I had an amazing time with education professionals, clinicians and advocates. Children are the future of any nation. In the United States, where equitable education funding and school to prison pipeline are nagging issues among other disparities, we must ensure that no child, despite their background and zip code.
Dr. Ahonkhai with Colleen McCauley at the Big Thing Summit.
Dr. Ahonkhai With Ohio School District Superintendent and her sister at the Big Thing Education Equity summit in Philadelphia.
Dr. Bernadine Ahonkhai with Big Brothers Big Sisters CEO, Marcus Allen.
Dr Ahonkhai with Children's First CEO, Donna Cooper.
Dr Ahonkhai with a former colleague and friend at the Big Thing Summit.
Coalition4Justice Members Ellen Price-Malloy and Founder, Dr. Bernadine Ahonkhai at the Dr. Frank E. Boston street renaming in Hatfield, Pennsylvania, 2022.
Dr. Bernadine Ahonkhai in Nigeria, Africa, 2022.
L-R (Back) Dr. Fraces Jeyaraj, Corinne Landauer, George Whitehair, State Representative Steve Malagari, Khoi Pham, Heather Pham. L-R (Front) Ellen Price-Malloy & Dr. Bernadine Ahonkhai at the street renaming for Dr. Frank E. Boston, 2022.