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Tara Drinks

Editorial Coordinator

Tara Drinks is an editorial coordinator at Understood. She is also the creator and lead writer of The New Journalist, an online news site. A native of Long Island, New York, Tara has a B.A. in mass communications with a concentration in journalism from the University of Bridgeport. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and the New York Association of Black Journalists.

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NCLD Celebrates the 1 in 5 at Annual Benefit Dinner

On Monday, March 5th, NCLD brought together 450 friends and supporters for its Annual Benefit Dinner at New York City’s Cipriani 42nd Street. The evening celebrated the 1 in 5 people with learning and attention issues, reducing stigma and lifting up the voices of the young people, parents and educators who NCLD serves each day. … Continue reading NCLD Celebrates the 1 in 5 at Annual Benefit Dinner

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