Gun Violence, Gun Violence Prevention, School Nursing

The Relentless School Nurse: REFRAME – Changing the Conversation About Gun Violence in America

https://affirmresearch.org/2019/12/06/reframe-nyc/ I am thrilled to share that I will be participating in REFRAME, a unique evening of storytelling to change the conversation about gun violence in America. As a school nurse, family member survivor and blogger, I have a story to tell. If you are in the NYC area, please join me on Wednesday evening… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: REFRAME – Changing the Conversation About Gun Violence in America

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Advocacy & Activism, Gun Violence, Gun Violence Prevention, Nursing Activism, School Nursing

The Relentless School Nurse: Yes, Nurses Need to be Political!

  Congresswoman Lauren Underwood spoke about the need for nurses to be political during her keynote speech at the American Academy of Nursing's annual conference. I often wonder why nurses and nursing organizations have shied away, even refused to speak publicly about nursing being a political act. Perhaps, there is a crack in the armor… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Yes, Nurses Need to be Political!

Gun Violence, Gun Violence Prevention, School Nursing, School shooting

The Relentless School Nurse: Back-To-School Essentials from Sandy Hook Promise

The most recent PSA from Sandy Hook Promise will tear a hole in your heart as you watch how the back to school supplies we have all bought for our children are now being used. This is not hype, this is what it feels like in many schools.  It feels like we are all preparing… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Back-To-School Essentials from Sandy Hook Promise

Gun Violence, Gun Violence Prevention, Media

The Relentless School Nurse: My Father’s Eulogy

Over the next week or so there will be articles about the murder of my father's family because unbelievably it will the 70th anniversary on 9/6/2019. We buried my father exactly 10 years ago, on the 60th anniversary 9/6/2009. I truly don't know where the last 10 years have gone, but here we are, another… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: My Father’s Eulogy

Advocacy & Activism, Gun Violence, Gun Violence Prevention

The Relentless School Nurse: Congressman Donald Norcross: America Has a Gun Problem

The 70th anniversary of the murders of my father's parents and grandmother, along with 10 others is fast approaching. I am sure there will be stories published along with the requisite pictures of the murderer. I believe in the no-notoriety movement, so I will not use his name or provide any details, except to say… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Congressman Donald Norcross: America Has a Gun Problem