Jessica M. McEachern
Jessica McEachern, MA, MSW is the Author of Societal Perceptions and When I Grow Up. The Author is a Publisher, Writer, Songstress and Social Worker. Jessica has worked in the field of human services for over twelve years. Interest include spending time with family, community organizing, advocacy, comedy shows, sporting events, cooking, networking, reading and writing. The Author has been featured in Rolling Out Magazine, The Charlotte Weekly, Readers Favorite, and Black News.
Societal Perceptions is a prodigious and empowering book. The book was written to help readers explore how misconceptions impact individuals, families, and communities. Societal Perceptions encourages dialogue about issues that are prevalent within society that people are hesitant to discuss. The book brings awareness towards learned behavior, stereotypes, privilege, colorism, educational disparities, family structure, and cultural differences. McEachern pushes readers to think about the rationale behind behavior and generalizations within society. The scenarios within the book can be explored as topics on the radio, television, social media, and within educational settings. The book does a wonderful job challenging ongoing misconceptions within society.
When I Grow Up
When I Grow Up by Jessica McEachern, MA, MSW, provides examples of various careers by utilizing the alphabet as a guide. The book captures a Mother and daughter having a conversation during bed time. Zoey cannot settle down for bed because she is excited about all of the amazing careers she can choose from when she grows up. Throughout this colorful book, Zoey imagines herself as many of her career options, from A through Z. The U, in Zoey’s world for example, reflects her vision of becoming an urban planner; the M, Marketing Manager. To Zoey the possibilities are seemingly endless. The text and illustrations inspire readers to imagine themselves as each career along with Zoey. The book is perfect for home and school. When I Grow up is a book that everyone can enjoy.