SUNNY 101: THE 10 COMMANDMENTS OF A BOSS CHICK By: Sunshine Smith-Williams Some foolishly believe life is a matter of chance, based on the cards they are dealt. Yet, a Boss Chick knows she can reign as captain of her own ship, regardless of how steep the tides may come! Because life, in fact, is a matter of choice, a Boss Chick chooses to strategically call the shots and she plays to win! Although she may face challenges at sea, a Boss Chick never travels without her navigation. As a result, when others around her falter, she always seem to have the answers to get ahead, turn around her situations and come out on top! The key to a Boss Chick’s success resonates by the standards she sets and the rules she lives by, which keep her rooted and grounded. These rules give her wisdom to turn adversity into triumph. Everything she needs to know to become a virtuous woman, discover her purpose, find a mate, keep him, gain notoriety and wealth are now outlined in Sunny 101: The 10 Commandments Of A Boss Chick. This is a must-have empowerment guide for today’s striving women! This self-help companion is a road-map designed to empower women to avoid the common pitfalls that often derail many from achieving their dreams.
HOW TO NAVIGATE THROUGH FEDERAL PRISON AND GAIN AN EARLY RELEASE
Have you or a loved one been sentenced to serve time in federal prison and have no clue what to expect? The experience doesn’t have to be as scary or stressful as you may think. There is a way to overcome this obstacle as quickly as possible and come out on top! Let Lisa Barrett teach you the ropes! Barrett, a former school teacher and Teacher’s Union President sentenced to serve a year in federal prison, utilized her time behind bars to create an invaluable road-map for prisoners. Through her first hand experience, research and interviews with numerous inmates, Barrett has compiled a unique resource for federal prisoners; the first of its kind written from a women’s prospective. How To Navigate Through Federal Prison And Gain An Early Release is a detailed prisoner’s survival guide, written by former inmate Lisa Barrett with excerpts by inmate Jamila T. Davis. This captivating book vividly guides readers through the journey of incarceration, shattering the fear of the unknown! Designed in an easy-to-read format, step-by-step, readers are provided a crash course on the “do’s” and “don’ts” for new prisoners, while being enlightened to the scope of services, programs and policies of the Bureau of Prisons (BOP). From learning what to bring, what you’ll need to buy, how to stay connected with the outside world, how to receive money, how to survive on prison food, how to land a decent job, how to utilize your time productively, and much more, Barrett provides a plethora of resources and techniques that are useful to prisoners. Additionally, this book includes detailed excerpts by inmate/activist Jamila T. Davis on viable legal remedies, strategies to gain relief from the U.S. Courts and BOP available options for early release. Davis, author of the Voices Of Consequences Enrichment Series and co-founder of WomenOverIncarcerated.org, shares her 6 1/2 years of hands on experience successfully challenging injustice from behind bars. Armed with this arsenal of valuable information both male and female readers are sure to be equipped to navigate through federal prison and gain an early release!
The High Price I Had To Pay: Sentenced To 12 1/2 Years For Victimizing Lehman Brothers Bank The High Price I Had To Pay is a captivating real-life story written by author Jamila T. Davis, who is currently serving a 12 1/2 year prison sentence. Before Lehman’s collapse, Davis was accused of being the 25 year old mastermind who defrauded the bank of millions. But Davis claims the bankers only told half the story! This shocking synopsis captures the inside tricks of Wall Street’s elite. Find out what really happened, behind the scenes that ultimately resulted in the 2008 Financial Crisis.
The High Price I Had To Pay 2 is a cautionary tale based on the life of Michelle Miles, a 21 year old, African American woman, who tried her hand in the drug game as a means to escape poverty. Joining the notorious “Burrell Organization,” run by her boyfriend, overnight Miles went from “rags-to-riches.” All was well until the FEDS got wind of the operation. With the help of informants, the Burrell empire swiftly crumbled and the key players were arrested, including Miles who was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison. Miles’ story will leave you shocked about the rules of prosecution for drug offenders in the U.S. judicial system and make you think. Should a first time, non-violent offender receive a thirty year sentence?
She’s All Caught Up! She’s All Caught Up is a real-life cautionary tale that exemplifies the powerful negative influences that affect today’s youth and the consequences that arise from poor choices. Young Jamila grew up in a loving middle class home, raised by two hardworking parents, the Davises. All was copacetic in the Davis household until high school years when Jamila met her first love Craig- a 16 year old drug dealer from the Southside housing projects. As this high school teen rebels, the Davises wage an “all-out” battle to save their only daughter whom they love so desperately. When this good girl goes bad, it seems there is no turning back!
The High Price I Had To Pay 3!
The High Price I Had To Pay 3 is an enthralling true story about the life of Gwendolyn Hemphill, a 73 year old woman currently serving a 11 year sentence in federal prison. Rising from humble beginnings and overcoming barriers of racism and poverty, Hemphill climbed to the top of the political ladder landing a respected position in the White House, under the Carter Administration. For decades, she vigorously served as a liaison who provided substantial contributions to her community, making waves in the world of Washington D.C. politics. Despite her accomplishments and her stellar career, one bad decision landed Hemphill a decade plus sentence as a first time, non-violent offender. This story will leave you questioning is there mercy and equality for all citizens in the U.S. judicial system? And, it will make you think: Should a senior citizen with a stellar past serve a decade plus sentence as a first time, non-violent offender?
BOOKS FOR INCARCERATED WOMEN Volume #1- Unlocking The Prison Doors: 12 Points To Inner Healing and Restoration Unlocking the Prison Doors is the first book in the Voices Of Consequences Enrichment Series. It is a nondenominational, faith-based instruction manual created to help incarcerated women gain inner healing and restoration. In a comforting voice that readers can recognize and understand, this book provides the tools women need to get past the stage of denial and honestly asses their past behavioral patterns, their criminal conduct and its impact on their lives and others. It provides a platform for women to begin a journey of self-discovery, allowing them to asses the root of their problems and dilemmas and learn how to overcome them. This book reveals real-life examples and concrete strategies that inspire women to release anger, fear, shame and guilt and embrace a new world of opportunities. After reading Unlocking The Prison Doors readers will be empowered to release the inner shackles and chains that have been holding them bound and begin to soar in life!
Volume #1- Unlocking The Prison Doors– Workbook/Journal This accompanying workbook and journal provides a dedicated work space for completing chapter-by-chapter exercises in the book, as well as a place to record the reader’s thoughts, feelings, challenges and action plans as they delve into their journey towards restoration, changed behavioral cycles and renewed thought life.
Volume #1- Unlocking The Prison Doors– Curriculum Guide This accompanying curriculum guide is designed to assist proctors in administering VOC Group Enrichment Courses, taught in group sessions. This guide provides fundamental assistance on how each session should be administered. Step-by-step it provides detailed lesson plans that include group discussion questions, group activities, handouts, writing assignments and instruction suggestions. The action packed lesson plans and activities included in this curriculum guide will assist proctors in creating dynamic group sessions that will inspire and encourage participants to make a positive change, empowering them to become their very best!
Volume #2- Permission To Dream: 12 Points To Discovering Your Life’s Purpose and Recapturing Your Dreams Permission to Dream is the second book in the Voices of Consequences Enrichment Series. It is a nondenominational, faith-based, instruction manual created to inspire incarcerated women to discover their purpose in life and recapture their dreams. In a way readers can identify with and understand, this book provides strategies they can use to overcome the stigma and barriers of being an ex-felon. This book reveals universal laws and proven self-help techniques that successful people apply in their everyday lives. It helps readers identify and destroy bad habits and criminal thinking patterns, enabling them to erase the defilement of their past. Step-by-step this book empowers readers to recognize their talents and special skill sets, propelling them to tap into the power of “self” and discover their true potential, and recapture their dreams. After reading Permission to Dream, readers will be equipped with courage and tenacity to take hold of their dreams and become their very best!
Permission To Dream Workbook/Journal provides a dedicated work space for completing chapter-by-chapter exercises in the book, as well as a place to record the readers thoughts, feelings, challenges and action plans as they develop the confidence and knowledge needed to pursue their dreams in life.
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Volume #3- Pursuit To A Greater “Self:” 12 Points To Developing Good Character and Healthy Relationships Pursuit To A Greater “Self” is the third book in the Voices of Consequences Enrichment Series. It is a nondenominational, faith-based instruction manual created to help incarcerated women develop good character traits and cultivate healthy relationships. This book is filled with real-life examples that illustrate how good character traits have helped many people live a more prosperous life, and how deficient character has caused others to fail. These striking examples, along with self help strategies revealed in this book, are sure to inspire women to dethrone bad character traits and develop love, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. This book also instructs women how to utilize these positive character traits to cultivate healthy relationships. After reading Pursuit To A Greater “Self,” readers will be inspired to let their light shine for the world to see that true reformation is attainable, even after imprisonment! $14.95