Dr. Owen Cardwell first heard about The Basics when a mutual friend introduced him to Dr. Ron Ferguson, the Harvard University professor who developed the educational program that helps prepare children, ages 0 to 5, for kindergarten.
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Dr. Owen Cardwell had been pondering what could be done about gun and gang violence in his hometown. A pastor in Lynchburg, Cardwell also is the University of Lynchburg’s Rosel Schewel Distinguished Professor of Education and Human Development and co-director of the University’s Center for Education and Leadership.
The University of Lynchburg will hold a weeklong celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, “Good Trouble: Uniting our Dreams and Voices for Justice.” A series of events will be held Jan. 25-29, the week after the federal holiday.
An upcoming workshop will support Lynchburg organizations in helping families build stronger relationships, with the long-term goal of reducing poverty.
Dr. Owen C. Cardwell, a Civil Rights advocate who has worked throughout Virginia and at the national level, has joined the University of Lynchburg as the Rosel Schewel Distinguished Chair […]