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Leora Jackson
Worked at Springdales School
Lives in Springdale, AR 72764
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Awesome event and I was "thrilled" to coordinate this event with Rhythm and Shoes Dance Company. I can't wait to do it again! In honor of Michael!
Local Michael Jackson fans and dancers joined up with Rhythm and Shoes Dance Studio to do a Michael Jackson flash mob performance over the weekend. The troupe performed on Sunday (June 22) at the N...
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Leap & Learn Sign Language & More Sign Language
Don't forget to come Tuesday Night June 3, 2014 from 4:30-6:30pm for Leap & Learn Sign Language. It's Free and Fun for the whole family! Come and meet other families with children with hearing loss and learn sign language at the same time! Come to the U of ...
Don't forget to come Tuesday Night June 3, 2014 from 4:30-6:30pm for Leap & Learn Sign Language. It's Free and Fun for the whole family! Come and meet other families with children with hearing loss and learn sign language at ...
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The blog of the last train ride for 2014! Thanks to all who helped to make this possible!
YDHAT Goes to Van Buren                                                                                                                   A Springdale youth was very excited about the Train ride on Saturday, May 10,...
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A Bentonville Deaf woman couldn't hear the train horn as it beeped carrying 57 passengers of the YDHAT group from Springdale to Winslow, but as the train went through the dark, pitch black tunnel with 23 children waving glow ...
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Sources Fun Day Boat Ride this Saturday!
ITS FUNDAY at Sources and YDHAT is INVITED!!!! We've finished the Train Ride and now it's time for a BOAT Ride!!! This is FREE event and is sponsored by Sources and other partners.  Come on out and enjoy Fun, Food, Fellowship at FUNDAY at Beaver Lake on Sat...
ITS FUNDAY at Sources and YDHAT is INVITED!!!! We've finished the Train Ride and now it's time for a BOAT Ride!!! This is FREE event and is sponsored by Sources and other partners.  Come on out and enjoy Fun, Food, Fellow...
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YDHAT Train Ride Survey
The YDHAT Train Ride Survey results are in!! Thanks to everyone who were able to complete the YDHAT Train Ride Survey.  Over 10 people said the event was very unique to extremely unique, and 83% said it was a great deal of value for the event. Some open-end...
The YDHAT Train Ride Survey results are in!! Thanks to everyone who were able to complete the YDHAT Train Ride Survey.  Over 10 people said the event was very unique to extremely unique, and 83% said it was a great deal of va...
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YDHAT Goes to Van Buren
YDHAT goes to Van Buren                                                                                                                   A Springdale youth was very excited about the Train ride on
Saturday, May 10, 2014 carrying 42 passengers, including 23...
YDHAT goes to Van Buren                                                                                                                   A Springdale youth was very excited about the Train ride on Saturday, May 10,...
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Hello Friends! It's time for the 3rd Annual YDHAT TRAIN RIDE. If you are in NWA, you definitely would want to get on board! Check out my blog and sign up today!  Thanks and have a wonderful and blessed day! Love ya!
Hello Everyone! It's Time to Ride That Train, now!             Let's get on board! 2nd YDHAT Train Ride 2013 Two excited boys enjoying the ride. The Dutasaca family posing for a photo. Paul, Kendree and Kylee Kilsch are al...
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Occupation
PT Interpreter, Small Business Owner
Skills
Writing poems, songs, rapping (if needed :-) dramatic arts, sign language, dancing, and making up kid games spontaneously.
Employment
  • Springdales School
    Deaf Interpreter
  • Umoja Soul Publications
    Owner
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Female
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Author, Poet, Editor, Entrepreneur, Single Mother, Hard of Hearing
Introduction
Hello! Thanks for reading my profile. I am an editor of the YDHAT newsletter and Editor of the BBD (Black Business Directory of NWA) I am a member of the Umoja Soul Writers Group and we are involved in literacy promotion projects in NWA and abroad. 

I am a graduate of Lee Senior High School and the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville with a MS in Rehabilitation Counseling.

I am currently in school now to pursue another passion or hobby in journalism. I hope to receive my MFA in 2015.  

I am a substitute teacher in the Springdale and Fayetteville School districts. I am also an interpreter for the Deaf. 

I am an author, poet, editor, and mother of a 4 year old boy (who thinks he is 5 now). I am involved in the community, church and support disability issues, diversity issues and youth events.
Bragging rights
I wrote 2 books; Candy Apple, A Diverse Collection of Poems and Cotton Candy, Sweet Poems for the Soul. You can find these on Nook, Kindle, and other online sites. It is under the Pen Name F. L. Jones
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Springdale, AR 72764
Previously
Memphis, TN 38116 - Marianna, AR