Champion Chronicle

In Champion Chronicles, we dive deep into issues, policies, and struggles families are facing in our community and what we can do change it. Learn more about how Anthem Strong Families is committed to improving our community through meaningful information and facts from health and safety to important cultural and policy nuggets to back to school tidbits.

Mar11
By Lisa RossRelationships

Celebrating the “Shero” in Your Life

March is Women’s History Month providing an opportunity to celebrate, study and observe the impact women have made in American history. This recognition, by Presidential proclamation, encourages us to think...

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Jan30
By Cosette BowlesRelationships

Marriage Tips: BEFORE You Walk Down the Aisle

Deciding to marry is one of the most important decisions of our lives.  Are you ready?  Are you ready to merge your life with another human being?  Are you ready...

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Jan30
By Cosette BowlesParenting

Is Parenting With Your Ex Causing You Stress?

Parenting with your ex can sometimes be daunting and stressful.  In the best of circumstances parenting is challenging.  According to Pew Research, more than one-in-five children experience a parental break...

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Dec05
By Cosette BowlesChampions in Our Midst

Celebrating Champions

As 2019 closes it’s a great time to reflect on the year and how many people in our community are doing outstanding work to improve the lives of others –...

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Oct10
By Cosette BowlesFrom Cosette

“It’s the closest I get to being part of a miracle”

Anthem Strong Families began 15-years ago as a dream and recognition by community leaders that families must be fortified for communities to thrive. “Families are the building blocks of our...

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Oct10
By Cosette BowlesChampions in Our Midst

What does it mean to be a CHAMPION?

Many times, when we think of CHAMPIONS we think of sports figures.  For instance, Mohammed Ali is considered the greatest boxer in history.  We may be reminded of the Super...

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Aug12
By Cosette BowlesParenting

Back to Basics

Families are the bedrock of communities.  We have many conversations about the social ills in our world and culture today but what we learn, celebrate and teach our children in...

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Jun03
By Cosette BowlesWellbeing

Soft Skills vs. Resiliency Skills

At Anthem Strong Families one of our goals is to break cycles of generational poverty through resiliency.  We know that one of the ways to reduce poverty and empower families...

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May01
By Cosette BowlesParenting

Mothers are SUPERHEROES

Mothers are like superheroes. Actually, in the eyes of their children, they really are superheroes.  Mothers can fix every bruise and scar.  Miraculously the science project gets delivered at the...

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Apr08
By Cosette BowlesFinances

46 million Americans live in poverty

We hear the statistics. 46 million Americans live in poverty and Dallas County has the dubious distinction of having the highest child poverty rate in the nation.   Many of...

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