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Inroads to Success
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How can a minority student or underprivileged teen break through to a top career track? Well get some shortcuts from a nationally-known reality television star and successful entrepreneur. Then if youre a parent, what should you tell your child about strangers? And what can you do to help prevent abuse or abduction? An expert has the answers. And find out what music can do for you besides making you want to move your feet.
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Inroads for Minorities
Kwame Jackson, entrepreneur, former star and runner-up of NBC-TVs The Apprentice explains the role that the non-profit organization Inroads played in his success. Inroads offers salaried corporate internships for high-performing minority college students. He talked about the importance of diversity in todays corporate climate and offered advice for minority students on how to improve their career opportunities.
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Going Beyond Dont Talk to Strangers
Experts are changing their advice on how to prevent child abductions. Teresa Jacobs, Manager of Programs for the Jacob Wetterling Foundation, a non-profit organization that focuses on the prevention of child sexual abuse and abduction, urges parents to abandon the time-honored warning of dont talk to strangers. She said children must learn to avoid certain situations rather than certain people.
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Better Relaxation Through Music
Steve Halpern, PhD, composer and recording artist of music for relaxation and wellness discusses his research into the influence that music can have on health. He explained how meaningful relaxation through music can prevent and help the body heal from many stress-related illnesses.
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