Rosa Lee Essay

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NAME (primary client): Rosa Lee Cunningham
DATE OF BIRTH: October 7, 1936
SEX: Female
DATE OF REPORT: 3/14/2012

Identifying Information: Rosa Lee is a feisty African American female who grew up poor on the fringes of a Capitol Hill neighborhood. Her parents were sharecroppers who had migrated to the city. Rosa Lee had eight children, six boys and two girls, over an 11 year stretch; she was 14 years old when she had her first born. While pregnant with her first child, Rosa Lee dropped out of school without having learned to read. At age 16, Rosa Lee got married; the marriage only lasted a few months. She supported her family by waitressing in
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While in the Job Corps, Bobby earned his high school equivalency certificate and received training in cooking, business management, retail sales, and basic electronic equipment repair.

Educational History (Family): Ronnie

Explain: Ronnie dropped out of school in the 8th grade; he was 15 years old.

Educational History (Family): Alvin

Explain: When Alvin was 15 years old and in the 8th grade he had a teacher by the name of Gartell Franklin. Alvin soaked up the guidance and friendship of Franklin. Alvin joined an after school Black History Awareness group that Franklin had organized. Alvin regarded Franklin as more than just a teacher. When Alvin entered the 10th grade he got into a hallway fight and was suspended. He tried night school but found that the teachers were not committed or serious to their students; he dropped out. While in the Army, Alvin earned a high school equivalency certificate. When he returned home from the Army he enrolled in Washington’s Federal City College as a part-time undergraduate student.

Educational History ( Family): Richard Explain: Richard dropped out of school in the 12th grade.

Educational History (Family): Eric

Explain: Up until Eric was 12 years old he found school an exercise in frustration and anxiety. In the 6th grade he met teacher Hank Wilson. Wilson worked with Eric and gave him special exercises and demonstrated to Eric that he had an aptitude for learning. When

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