SEL Awardee

Laronda Williams-Catchings

Ninety-Second Street Elementary School
Los Angeles Unified School District
Los Angeles, CA
“The ultimate goal for the project 'What's Love Got To Do With It' is to give individuals the tools they need to effectively communicate in different settings through the process of love and understanding. The project will give a voice to those that lack the skills to effectively communicate with each other. It teaches them how to express themselves and listen to the thoughts and feelings of others. The workshops will provide the skills needed to help rebuild relationships and restructure their communication skills. A positive communication setting will be provided for the participants to socialize and learn healthier ways to display and use effective communication skills. 'We can't bring about change unless we plan to be a part of the solution.'”
Tags: Community Engagement, Culturally Responsive Approaches, Elementary School, ELs, Teacher, Traditional Public School, Urban