Mellie Parris

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My Sacred Place

Sarah’s Garden at SIFAT Campus, in partnership with CFNEA

Sarah’s Garden beckons the public to come, sit, unwind, think, pray, and meditate. It is an ideal place for those with mental health issues, as it sets up a therapeutic space. But overall, it is a communal setting for all to simply relax and reflect.

Meet Another Firesoul

Chip Rowan

Chip Rowan is a special education teacher at Gadsden City High School in Gadsden, Alabama, and works closely with the public library. Mr. Rowan teaches students with significant cognitive disabilities who are on Alabama’s Alternate Pathway to graduation. Mr. Rowan founded Beautiful Rainbow Cafe in 2016 as a work-based learning transition training program for the...


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