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This profile was last updated on 6/5/04  and contains information from public web pages.
 
Background

Employment History

  • Executive Director
    The Block Inc
  • Executive Director
    Kids On

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Founder
    Kids On
6 Total References
Web References
Kids On The Block: About The Kids
www.kotb.org, 5 June 2004 [cached]
In 1981, Alva Duke, the executive director, founded Kids on the Block of Middle Tennessee, to educate children.Alva's son Adam was born with Down Syndrome.Although he lived just a short time, she realized that the biggest challenge he would ever have to face was not his disability but people's attitudes toward his difference.
Kids On The Block was honored ...
starsnashville.org [cached]
Kids On The Block was honored by having our founder, Alva Duke, speak to their organization.
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Alva Duke, founder of Kids On The Block, shared her passion about the organization she founded in 1981 after her son was born with Downs' Syndrome. Her own lack of experience with people with disabilities gave her this impetus to bring Kids On The Block to Middle Tennessee with the goal of helping younger kids grow up with an awareness and sensitivity to children who are regular kids but just "do things differently" and "to recognize and embrace those differences."
Release2/01
www.hbamt.net, 20 Dec 2000 [cached]
of the Parade of Homes, in presenting a check for $11,029 to Alva Duke, executive director of Kids On The Block.The 2000 Parade benefited Kids On The Block which helps children and adults develop an understanding and sensitivity for health and social concerns.
"The community has enthusiastically supported the Parade and this has enable us to make this generous donation to Kids On The Block. They are a worthy organization who do good work for the community
The host for the event is ...
www.williamson-franklinchamber.com, 28 Mar 2010 [cached]
The host for the event is Laura Faber; the keynote speaker is Alva Duke, founder of Kids on the Block.
February | 2010 | STARS
starsnashville.org, 1 Feb 2010 [cached]
Kids On The Block was honored by having our founder, Alva Duke, speak to their organization.
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