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Your donation will be used to provide the evidence-based Chicago Parent Program and our tailored training to underserved schools and marginalized community-based organizations.

About the Founder

Karen Newsome is a Parent Coach and a certified Group Leader of the Chicago Parent Program. She has facilitated various parenting programs for over 20 years and served on boards of organizations focused on supporting parents and children. She has provided parent training to parents at Baltimore City Schools, Catholic Charities, The Family Tree, Sasha Bruce Youthwork, Alfred Street Baptist Church, and Prince George’s County Schools.

Karen served on the Advisory Board for Moms Mentoring Moms and U2Can.  She completed training in the following:  Common Sense Parenting Program; Active Parenting Today Leader Training; Strong Parents, Strong Children Parent Educator Program, and the Positive Parenting Program.

She is the Founder and Executive Director of Purpose Parenting Inc, a nonprofit organization.  Karen has a BS in Biology and MA in Human Resource Management.