When high schoolers are parents, parent-teacher conference
are a three-generation affair

4/7/2017 | Chalkbeat
When Jainellah Henry found out she was pregnant at 14 years old, she felt like any other teenager might — distraught and scared about her future.
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LYFE Receives Award from the Center for Children’s Initiatives
10/19/2015 | ABC7
LYFE received the Organizational Leadership Award at the 2015 Center for Children’s Initiatives’ Champions for Children’s Award Luncheon.
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CCI Award Luncheon


Teen mom benefits from LYFE program
6/10/2015 | News12 Bronx
A young Bronx mother who is graduating early from high school is giving credit to the Department of Education.
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A Teenage Mother Breaks the Boundaries
6/26/2015 | The Wall Street Journal
Isis Patterson, a teenage mother who was once homeless, graduated from high school with honors.
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Morris Heights teen mom graduates with honors
6/26/2015 | News12 Bronx
A 16-year-old teen mom from Morris Heights graduated from high school one year early and with honors.
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NYC Teen Mom Defies the Odds and Graduates Early with Honors
6/24/2015 | Urban Education | June/July 2015
Janira Moore refused to let teen pregnancy statistics dictate her future. After becoming a mother at age 15, the ambitious scholar worked hard and graduated early and with honors from University Heights Secondary School in New York City.
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LYFE Teacher Margaret Diercks-Henfling Wins Big Apple Award
6/15/2015 | NYC Department of Education
Margaret Diercks-Henfling, an early childhood education teacher at the LYFE Program on Beach Channel Educational Campus, Queens has been named a winner of the NYC Department of Education Big Apple Award. Considered a leader throughout the LYFE program, her work goes beyond the classroom: she has mentored students, collaborated with community partners to provide nursing services, and helped start a cheerleading team at her high school.
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