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.

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By Cosette BowlesParenting

CHAMPION Parents of Rowlett

My husband, Paul, and I were in private practice together more than 20 years.  We were determined to help people obtain a clearer vision of how to navigate the rough...

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By Lisa RossParenting

Teen Time: Back to School Anxiety

It’s difficult to believe that we are preparing for back to school!  Other than the temperatures soaring, it seems like the days of summer have passed swiftly.  But, here we...

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Family Time in the Summer By Lisa Ross
By Lisa RossParenting

Family Time In The Summer

Thanks to our partners Edna Pemberton, President, Oak Cliff Development Corporation and Jeanette Berry, Founder, Operation Community Cares, almost three hundred families joined Anthem Strong Families (ASF) last week at...

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By Cosette BowlesFatherhood

Celebrating Fathers

Almost any man can father a child but being a dad in a child’s life is monumental!  More than 70 countries, from Argentina to Zambia will celebrate and honor fathers...

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By Cosette BowlesIn The Press

Plugged in to DFW Interview

Founder and CEO Cosette Bowles and Charles Dillon, Director of Programs, featured on the local CBS affiliatePlugged in to DFW to discuss the importance of developing healthy families.

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By Cosette BowlesFinances

ASF Provides Youth Career Opportunities

Anthem Strong Families (ASF) is helping Dallas youth to succeed with careers!  ASF along with 13 other collaborators and stakeholder groups are meeting a growing need in Dallas to prepare...

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By Cosette BowlesParenting


Bullying is personal.  It’s in your face.  Bullying intimidates, coerces, shames, and promotes powerlessness.  Bullying has no respect for person.  Socioeconomic status, race or gender does not matter.  A bully...

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By Cosette BowlesIn The Press

Helping Dallas Youth Succeed with Careers

Originally Featured in Southern Dallas Magazine, March 2018

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Grief is for what is now, what once was, what never was or never will be.  Grief is connected to loss – not always obvious and not always immediate.
By Cosette BowlesWellbeing

The Womb of Grief

The holidays magnify our pain and grief.  In the past few months we’ve experienced the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history and major hurricanes whereby people have lost everything they’ve...

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