Grace Okia has been the office manager here at FOCAL for the past ten years and it is with much sadness and regrets that we are saying good-bye. Grace will be leaving FOCAL to take some much needed rest as she reconnects with her family and loved ones. The FOCAL Family will truly miss Grace and we wish her the very best of health and prosperity as she sojourns to the next phase of her life.
Research shows that children not only recognize race from a very young age, but develop racial biases by age three. Studies also indicate that a child’s self-perception coupled with the attitude of an adult can set into motion a very limited life pattern for reaching its fullest potential. FOCAL believes that early education that address racial bias and prejudice can transform children and help them understand race inequity in our society. Read More