01.06.2020 WallaceSheree Comments Off on Rape, Incest, Beatings, Forced Child Marriage and Terror at Home

Rape, Incest, Beatings, Forced Child Marriage and Terror at Home

What Happens In This House Stays In This House is available now on Amazon, Kindle, iTunes, Apple books and Audible. For interviews Contact Sheree Wallace @ (626) 267-0509 or WallaceSheree@yahoo.com

“I wrote this book to show children experiencing this horror the way out and to give encouragement to people who do not have a voice. It also shows health care workers, teachers and neighbors how to spot the signs of extreme child abuse,” said Wallace.

 

(LOS ANGELES, Calif.) What Happens in This House Stays in ThisHouseis a chilling phrase many children still hear their parents say.  The words share the dark horrors Sheree Wallace experienced in her newly released novel of the same name.

 

“I want everyone who has experienced these childhood tortures to speak up about what happened in their homes that’s secretly affecting their lives and to get the help they need to find peace.  It’s never too late to get help and achieve your dreams,” said Wallace.

 

What Happens In This House Stays In This Houseis the story of Wallace’s childhood in the 1980s and 90s, growing up in the ghettos of Indianapolis, Indiana. Wallace’s mother suffered from extreme mental health conditions and subjected Sheree to severe torture and abuse.

 

The horrors Wallace endured included rapes, sexual abuse by adult family members and friends, and multiple beatings with many objects including chains.  Her Mom’s husband even forced a childhood marriage to an older man when she was just 12 years old.

 

To hide the violent abuse, she had inflicted on her children, Wallace’s mother hid them inside the house and home-schooled them.

 

“I wrote this book to show children experiencing this horror the way out and to give encouragement to people who do not have a voice.  It also shows health care workers, teachers and neighbors how to spot the signs of extreme child abuse,” said Wallace.

 

Surviving these horrors was very difficult for Wallace. The book tells how she survived. She plans two additional books about her teen years and young adult life.

 

What Happens In This House Stays In This Houseis available now on Amazon, Kindle, iTunes, Apple books and Audible.

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Editor’s note: For a book to review or interviews Contact Sheree Wallace @ (626) 267-0509 or WallaceSheree@yahoo.com

12.13.2019 Dameron Communications, The Salvation Army Comments Off on The Salvation Army Is Short $450,000 To Serve County Needs

The Salvation Army Is Short $450,000 To Serve County Needs

Serving All without discrimination, but The Salvation Army needs your help. Jeremy and Shannon Ellsworth and Eric and Stacy Bellinger, all from a Farmers’ Insurance office, relieved other exhausted volunteers at the Salvation Army’s Thanksgiving dinner. Photo by Ricardo Tombac

(Redlands, Calif).  Donations to The Salvation Army Red kettles are drastically down this year.  The Salvation Army has served San Bernardino County since 1887, supporting those in need without discrimination.  Now that service is in jeopardy.

“Red Kettle donations are considerably less, we will be assisting more than 1,000 families this Christmas season and we need your help! We don’t have the contributions to serve the county’s need for this Christmas or the year to come,” said Major Edward “Duke” Markham,Corps Officer/Administrator, for The Salvation Army San Bernardino/Redlands County Command.

Already facing a $450,000 deficit at the start of the operational year in October. “We have streamlined and consolidated the San Bernardino, Redlands and Mountain Area operations to save money and increase service, however it’s not enough,” said Markham.

“Please give at the Red Kettles this Christmas Season so that we can help those in need.  We have promised to serve more than 1,000 families with over 2500 children with food and toys this Christmas.  Help us make this year a Merry Christmas for them,” said Markham.

Donations may always be made online at www.salvationarmyusa.orgor by calling 1-(800)-SAL-ARMY.  For more information please call: (909) 792-6868 or (909) 888-1336.

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About The Salvation Army San Bernardino Corps

The Salvation Army has been in existence since 1865 and in San Bernardino County since 1887, supporting those in need without discrimination.  The Salvation Army provides emergency services including food; lodging for homeless or displaced families; clothing and furniture; assistance with rent or mortgage and transportation when funds are available.

The Salvation Army is an evangelical part of The Universal Christian Church, and also offering holistic programs for people of all ages. One of the largest charitable and international service organizations in the world,

The Salvation Army of San Bernardino serves the communities of Redlands, Yucaipa, Calimesa, Mentone, Bloomington, Loma Linda, Colton, Grand Terrace, Highland, Rialto, Muscoy, San Bernardino and other Mountain Communities. Donations may always be made online at www.salvationarmyusa.orgor by calling 1-(800)-SAL-ARMY. Our local numbers are (909) 888-1336 or (909) 792-6868.

 

09.25.2019 Dameron Communications Comments Off on You Don’t Have A Demon – You Need Help!

You Don’t Have A Demon – You Need Help!

Dr. Gloria Morrow, one of the nation’s leading clinical psychologists, with Bishop Craig W. Johnson, of Cathedral of Praise International Ministries in San Bernardino as they introduce the Black mental health program Broken Crayons Still Color Project.    

YOU DON’T HAVE A DEMON – YOU NEED HELP!

“We need to take the stigma away from mental health issues in the Black family.” 

(San Bernardino, CA)  There is a tradition in Black families that says mental health problems are really a “demon” inside the person and all you need is prayer to get better.  “You don’t have demon, you need help,” says Cathedral of Praise International Ministries, Bishop Craig W. Johnson last Sunday as he introduced mental health day with the Broken Crayons Still Color Projectcreated by the Healthy Heritage Movement.

Bishop Johnson’s comments introduced one of the nation’s leading clinical psychologists Dr. Gloria Morrow and the Broken Crayons Still Color Project to the Cathedral of Praise congregation in two services discussing the need for professional mental health in the Black Community.

Broken Crayons Still Color Projectis an eight-week program created and presented by the non-profit Healthy Heritage Movement at churches in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.  It is taught by Dr. Gloria Morrow and Dr. Candance Walters.  

Bishop Craig W. Johnson, of Cathedral of Praise International Ministries in San Bernardino and Phyllis Clark, founder of Healthy Heritage Movement agree to quarterly classes of the Black mental health program Broken Crayons Still Color Project.    

“This program is designed for African American women to learn effective strategies to cope with and identify signs of depression, stress, anxiety, PTSD, substance abuse, and other mental strains,” said Dr. Morrow.

Broken Crayons Still Color Project is important to implement in the faith community because churches are one of the central institutions for African Americans; and when they are able to integrate spirituality with some of the psychological concepts that are important for them to learn, it really makes a difference,” said Dr. Morrow. 

Dr. Gloria Morrow, one of the nation’s leading clinical psychologists, discusses Black mental health program Broken Crayons Still Color Project to the Cathedral of Praise congregation.    

“Our Mission is to decrease health disparities and increase health equity in the African American Community”, said Healthy Heritage Movement founder Phyllis Clark. 

“Some people in church don’t just need prayer, they need a pill, or they need therapy, or pastoral guidance.  We do our best to distinguish between them,” said Bishop Johnson.  “We need to take the stigma away from mental health issues in the Black family.”

Bishop Johnson understands the need for mental health support.  Before becoming a pastor, he served as a Peer Group Counselor, Probation Group Counselor, Employment Services Counselor, Social Service Worker, Independent Living Skills Program Coordinator, Service Program Specialist, and Social Services Supervisor.

For a list of Black mental health professionals in the Inland Empire, for a class near you or more information visit BrokenCrayons.orgor call (951) 682-1717or email: pyclark@healthyheritage.org

The Broken Crayons Still Color Projectis made possible by the California Reducing Disparities Project – Office of Health Equity.

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About Healthy Heritage

Healthy Heritage Movement, Inc. was founded in 2007 by Phyllis Y. Clark in Southern California. Created to target and address health disparities within the African American community, Healthy Heritage Movement focuses on the wellbeing of African Americans through health education, policy change, and community outreach. For more information on Healthy Heritage go to: www.HealthyHeratige.org

About Bishop Johnson 

Bishop Johnson is a graduate of California Baptist University with a BA in Religion and a BA in Behavioral Science, he studied Social Work and Public Administration at Cal State San Bernardino and a Doctor of Theology from Pentecostal Bible College. For more information on Cathedral of Praise church and Bishop Johnson go to: http://copim.org

About Dr. Gloria Morrow

Dr. Morrow has a PhD in Clinical Psychology from Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, a Master of Science degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Azusa Pacific University, and a BS degree in Psychology from the University of La Verne.  For more information on Dr. Morrow go to: http://www.gloriamorrow.com/bio.html

05.10.2019 Dameron Communications Comments Off on 5 Tips for Being the Face of Your Company

5 Tips for Being the Face of Your Company

Carl M. Dameron
Carl M. Dameron Founder and creative director of Dameron Communications Photo by Robert A. Whitehead/CSUSB

(San Bernardino, Calif.) Any company’s success is still often dictated by its portrayal in the traditional media.

“For a company to really take off, it needs to be accessible to members of the press. So, instead of just sending out a press release every week, a company should be ready to reach out for interviews and provide quotes and soundbites to the media,” said Carl M. Dameron founder of Dameron Commercials.

Establishing a face of the company is also a critical step in becoming media friendly. Whether it’s the CEO or an upper-level manager, the person representing the company should know the ins and outs of the industry and much more.

Here are the five tips that everyone needs to follow when appearing on-camera. Most of it is good advice if we have lined up a print media interview for you as well, or even a phone interview.

Dress Properly

It might sound shallow, but people generally judge others based on how they look. So, decide how you want your company to be perceived by the audience and dress accordingly.

For men, a suit and tie is the safest route to go. For women, it’s best to avoid vibrant clothing, excessive make up, and bulky jewelry as to not distract the viewers’ attention.

Don’t come in with hair that’s too disheveled and covering your face – to be the face of a company, you need to proudly show off your face.

In general, a clean, professional look should always work in most on-camera interview situations.

Do Your Homework

Once you get an opportunity to appear on camera (or on radio or print), you should portray yourself as an expert in not just your company, but in the industry as well.

We will check to see if you can get the questions ahead of time, or at the least, find out what topics will be covered within the interview.  We will submit recommended questions when you have a broadcast interview, but it is up to the interviewer what questions are asked. The more prepared you are, the less likely it is that the words “Uh,” “Um,” and “You know” will make up your diction.

Ignore the Bright Lights and Production Crew

If you’re on TV there will probably be bright lights shining on you throughout the interview and there might even be a production team moving around in your line of vision. However, the cameras don’t pick up all the chaos going on behind the scenes.

If you’re taking part in a one-on-one interview, your eyes and focus should be on the person conducting the interview. Averting your attention away from the interviewer for even a few seconds makes it seem like you’re disinterested, zoning out and lost.

Avoid Industry Jargon

When speaking about your business or industry, it’s best to use terms that everyone can understand, and take the time to explain industry terms in simple language. That way, people who are first learning about your company or industry will have an easier time of knowing what the heck you’re talking about.

Be A Professional

If you’re ever confronted by the interviewer with a question you’re uncomfortable answering, stay collected and take some time to craft a response. Simply saying “no comment” in a calm tone is much better than getting into a potential shouting match with the person in control of the interview. Plus, you don’t want to be on the wrong end of what could become a viral video in this day and age of YouTube.  

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11.29.2018 Dameron Communications Comments Off on San Bernardino City Animal Shelter Peaceful Protest

San Bernardino City Animal Shelter Peaceful Protest

    Eliminate green fences that prevent owners and adopters from seeing the dogs in “protective custody” kennels Eliminate green fences that prevent owners and adopters from seeing the dogs in “protective custody” kennels.
Who:  The San Bernardino Animal Care Foundation sbanimalcarefoundation@gmail.com
What: San Bernardino City Animal Shelter Peaceful Protest
When:     Friday, 11/30 meeting at 1pm. Protest 2-4pm.
Where:  San Bernardino Animal Shelter, 499 W E Orange Show Rd., San Bernardino, California 92408
Please park in the parking lot of Target closest to Chandler Place (right next to the SBC Shelter sign) corner of E Street and Chandler Place.
Why:   To allow volunteers and rescues to take a more active role in assisting and helping the shelter so we can improve the conditions for the dogs and cats of the City of San Bernardino by requesting:
• Need new management with compassion, who will work with volunteers and rescues

Provide a daily list of dogs and cats who are on the euthanasia list so that they can be rescued instead of euthanized immediately

• Allow beds and blankets for the dogs
• Provide sufficient food for the shelter animals
• Eliminate green fences that prevent owners and adopters from seeing the dogs in “protective custody” kennels
• Release the $700,000 in shelter repair funds and begin immediate necessary repairs
• Provide medication for the animals
• Bring back the volunteer groomer
• Provide a daily list of dogs and cats who are on the euthanasia list so that they can be rescued instead of euthanized immediately
Contact:    Carl Dameron (909) 534-9500.
Kari Lee rescue and animal rights advocate
(360) 688-8884

 

11.02.2018 M.H.M. & Associates Comments Off on $500,000 from DOJ to Fight Youth Opioid Crisis using the e3p3 Model

$500,000 from DOJ to Fight Youth Opioid Crisis using the e3p3 Model

“Our youth are in crisis, they are being influenced by many fronts to experiment with drugs and we will do all we can to help them combat bad information. Now more than ever drug use is promoted in music, movies and social media. We have to continue helping and mentoring our youth in making informed decisions,” Williams. Left to Right: Mayor Carey Davis - City of San Bernardino; Mayor Deborah Robertson - City of Rialto; Congressman Pete Aguilar ( D-Rep CA 31); Terrance Stone - CEO Young Visionaries; San Bernardino City Schools Board Member Dr. Margaret Hill; Joseph Williams San Bernardino Community College District (SBCCD) Board and CEO of Youth Action Project; and Luvina Beckley - CEO of M.H.M. & Associates (Professional Grants Firm)

“Our youth are in crisis, they are being influenced by many fronts to experiment with drugs and we will do all we can to help them combat bad information. Now more than ever drug use is promoted in music, movies and social media. We have to continue helping and mentoring our youth in making informed decisions,” Williams. Left to Right: Mayor Carey Davis – City of San Bernardino; Mayor Deborah Robertson – City of Rialto; Congressman Pete Aguilar ( D-Rep CA 31); Terrance Stone – CEO Young Visionaries; San Bernardino City Schools Board Member Dr. Margaret Hill; Joseph Williams San Bernardino Community College District (SBCCD) Board and CEO of Youth Action Project; and Luvina Beckley – CEO of M.H.M. & Associates (Professional Grants Firm)

San Bernardino, CA– San Bernardino, CA– Today, the Youth Action Project(YAP), a San Bernardino based non-profit organization, announced funding from  the U.S. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)’s 2018 Mentoring Opportunity for Youth Initiatives grant program for $500,000.

In making the announcement YAP founder Joseph Williams was accompanied by Rep. Pete Aguilar (D- San Bernardino), Rialto Mayor Deborah Robertson and San Bernardino Mayor Carey Davis. The grant will allow YAP, Young Visionaries’Executive Director Terrance Stone, Sigma Beta Xi’sDirector Corey Jackson, and the Youth Action Mentoring Network– to detect and assist Inland Empire students who show risk factors for opioid abuse.

“Our region has not been immune to the nationwide opioid crisis, and too often when a young person in our community struggles with addiction, they have no clear place to turn. I’m grateful for the work of Youth Action Project to provide Inland Empire youth with the resources they need to lead happy and successful lives free from the weight of opioid addiction,” said Rep. Aguilar.

The OJJDP e3p3 Modeled Grant will include the City of Rialto, and middle and high schools in Rialto.

The e3p3 Model, created by M.H.M. & Associates (a professional grant firm) serves in creating strategically aligned public, private partnerships. This win affords the City of Rialto, students and their families in being one of the first that will benefit from the program efforts to dress the Opioid Crisis.

Rialto Mayor Deborah Robertson said, “Rialto continues to be a pioneer in moving initiatives forward that will empower our residents.  The e3p3 Model, created by M.H.M. & Associates (a professional grant firm) serves in creating strategically aligned public, private partnerships.  This win affords the City of Rialto, students and their families in being one of the first that will benefit from the program efforts to dress the Opioid Crisis.”

 

The project was one of 12 projects funded nationwide to provide mentoring to youth at-risk of Opioid abuse.

 

YAP, Young Visionaries and Sigma Beta Xi have all been funded under prior initiatives using the e3p3 Model, designed to accelerate grant resources into cities/regions, and were excited to see it work once again to further assist youth in the region.

Earlier this year, Rep. Aguilar’s office held a Federal Grants Workshop to highlight best practices and share strategies for success when applying for federal grants which was attended by a representative from YAP.

“Our youth are in crisis, they are being influenced by many fronts to experiment with drugs and we will do all we can to help them combat bad information. Now more than ever drug use is promoted in music, movies and social media. We have to continue helping and mentoring our youth in making informed decisions. The resources awarded by OJJDP will support our efforts to make sure the real winners are our youth,” said Joseph Williams President San Bernardino Community College Board District Board and YAP CEO.”

Today’s announcement comes just over one year since Rep Aguilar announced an additional $500,000 to combat the broader opioid crisis within the Inland Empire.

For questions regarding this announcement, the project or the e3p3 Model contact Joseph Williams at 909-75-1068 or call Luvina Beckley from Grant writing firmM.H.M & Associatesat 951-692-4646 or go online http://mhmandassociates.com

 

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10.23.2018 Dameron Communications Comments Off on Business Insider Names Dameron Communications 2019 Business Excellence Award

Business Insider Names Dameron Communications 2019 Business Excellence Award

 

 

Carl M. Dameron

Carl M. Dameron Founder and creative director of Dameron Communications Photo by Robert A. Whitehead/CSUSB

(Inland Empire, Calif.)  Dameron Communications is awarded a 2019 Business Excellence Award Excellence in Electronic Media – USA from Business Insider.

“I am honored to receive this recognition for our work in Electronic Media,” said Carl M. Dameron, president of Dameron Communications. “Since 1988 we have stayed on the leading edge of communications in electronic media including: websites, social media, and blogs.

I believe a bright future for communications in America lies ahead. There is a big transition from print media to electronic media, from broadcast media to on demand video and music delivery.

There are huge opportunities for communications firms as disruption of the old system, dramatically democratizes entrainment, news and music creation and delivery worldwide.  We use these changes to our client’s advantage to achieve their communication goals,” said Dameron.

Dameron Communications’ is a locally based Advertising; public relations, community relations and government relations whose work has been winning awards and client accolades for 30 years.   “We blend relationships with proven advertising and public relations methods to deliver winning and measurable results,” said Dameron.

We serve clients who make the world a better place –business small or large, government or non-profit, product, service or cause primarily in California’s Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.

For more information or a free one-hour consultation call Dameron Communications at (909) 534-9500.

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09.12.2018 Sean Flynn for Congress Comments Off on Sean Flynn Highlights Inland Empire Values in First Campaign Ad

Sean Flynn Highlights Inland Empire Values in First Campaign Ad

Sean Flynn for congress

Sean Masaki Flynn republican candiidate for the 31st congressional district.

 

Inland Empire, CA – The Sean Flynn for Congress campaign released its first television commercial today. In the ad, 31st congressional district candidate Sean Flynn outlines his background and how he differs from his opponent, Representative Pete Aguilar.

The ad, available here, began airing on local networks Thursday, September 6th. The transcript of the thirty-second ad can be found below:

 

Hi, I’m Sean Flynn.

After immigrating here, my family relied on food stamps to get by.

But with hard work, I earned a PhD and wrote a book on economics.

Politicians should read it – especially politician Pete Aguilar.

 

He votes in lockstep with Washington insiders for higher taxes, and even wants to raise the gas tax.

I’m Sean Flynn, and I approve this message because, unlike partisan Pete:

  • I’m not a politician.
  • I know how families struggle.
  • And I’ll make YOUR life more affordable.

 

Sean Flynn is a recognized economist, educator, and business owner. He is the best-selling author of Economics for Dummies. He is also co-author of the world’s best-selling college economics textbook, Economics: Principles, Problems, and Policies. Flynn currently serves as a board member on the San Bernardino County Employees’ Retirement Association (SBCERA).  An avid martial arts enthusiast, Flynn is also a former U.S. National Aikido Champion and coach.

The 31st Congressional District includes all or portions of Upland, Rancho Cucamonga, Fontana, San Bernardino, Highland, Redlands, Loma Linda, Grand Terrace, Colton, and Rialto.

The General Election is on Tuesday, November 6th. For more information on Sean Flynn and his campaign for Congress visit www.SeanFlynnforCongress.com.

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09.12.2018 Dameron Communications Comments Off on Carl Dameron Morns Our Losses and Honors the Heroes of 9/11

Carl Dameron Morns Our Losses and Honors the Heroes of 9/11

 

Carl M. Dameron

Carl M. Dameron Founder and creative director of Dameron Communications Photo by Robert A. Whitehead/CSUSB

Inland Empire, Calif.– The heroes of September 11th, 2001 include firefighters and police officers who showed their courage by running into flaming buildings to save those who they could.  Private citizens who lead frightened people down dark staircases for dozens of flights.  Some went back up those dangerous stars to lead more people to safety and never returned.

“The heroes of 9/11 include the passengers of the hijacked and doomed United Airlines Flight 93 from Newark to San Francisco who refused to be used as weapons against this nation.  They sacrificed their lives to protect untold lives in Washington D.C.,” said Carl M. Dameron president of Dameron Communications.

“The men and women who died at the Pentagon and the twin towers in New York City were killed by cowards who used terror to attack this nation.  The terrorist attempted to cause fear and division among us,” said Dameron.  “Terrorist still don’t understand that Americans come together in crisis.  We will not be intimidated by any terrorist.”

On December 2, 2015,14 peoplewere killed, and 22 others were seriously injured in a terrorist mass shooting at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino.  “Again, our brave citizen heroes helped their fellow victims survive.  Again, our law enforcement and firefighting heroes ran into danger to save people.  Again, this nation found the terrorist responsible and brought them to justice,’ said Dameron.

“I celebrate the contribution of our heroes and morn the losses this nation experienced on September 11thand December 2nd.  The United States I love, is place where we are not panicked by terror, but we come together to fight terrorist and injustice,’ said Dameron.

 

“The United States of America is a place that will not be bowed. We rebuilt on the site of the Twin Towers.  We reopened the Inland Regional Center,” said Dameron.   We work together to make life better an honor those who were murdered in the name of freedom.”

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07.26.2018 Sean Flynn for Congress Comments Off on Sean Masaki Flynn to Judge and Referee at National Aikido Champion

Sean Masaki Flynn to Judge and Referee at National Aikido Champion

Former national Aikido Champion Sean Masiki Flynn is a judge and referee at the 2018 US National Championship Tournament in San Diego, at Mesa CollegeFriday through Sunday,July 27-29, 2018.

 

Inland Empire, Calif.  Former national Aikido Champion Sean Masiki Flynn is a judge and referee at the 2018 US National Championship Tournament in San Diego, at Mesa College Friday through Sunday, July 27-29, 2018.

Aikido seminars and workshops are all day Friday, and kyogi (competition) begins on Saturday and Sunday.

The competition will be comprised of the usual events: Individual Randori (men and women); Embu(junanahon empty-handed); Black Belt Embu (junanahon with tanto); Koryu Goshin no Kata Embu (all ranks); and Freestyle Embu (all ranks) Kongodantaisen (under the new modified format)

Participants are responsible for their own lodgings and food (except the award banquet).  The cost to compete are: $100 for TAA Members, $120 for non-members and $20 for awards banquet at 6:00pm on Sunday July 29th.

Open to competitors 14 years and older. Registration is open until July 19.  To register go to https://tomiki.org/nationals2018/

Tomiki Aikido of the Americas, Inc. (TAA) was established in 1990 to promote the practice of Professor Kenji Tomiki’s system of sport Aikido.

The organization brings together Aikido clubs in North, South and Central America with publications,newsletters, seminars, and competitions. They also coordinate activities with other national and international Aikido organizations.

Flynn is 4th degree black belt in the Japanese martial art of Aikido.  He is direct student of world champion Robert Dziubla (8th dan).  He received additional extensive training in Japan under grand masters Tetsuo Nariyama (9th dan), Fumiaki Shishida (8th dan), and Kenshi Uno (7thDan).

The dan () ranking system is used by many Japanese organizations and Korean martial arts to indicate the level of one’s ability within a certain subject matter.

Championships won by Flynn include: Overall National Champion (forms plus full-contact), 2014; National Forms Champion, 2008; Full-contact runner up, 2006 U.S. National Aikido Tournament; Aikido full-contact champion, 2005 Arnold Battle of Columbus; and National Forms Champion, 2002

A former coach, five of Flynn’s students—Robyn Millan, Jack McKenna, Janine Parziale, Jeff Stickle, and Tiffany Doan—have won U.S. national championships in either forms or sparring.  He is also a member of the Tomiki Aikido of the Americas Board of Directors.

Flynn is also running for Congress in the 31st Congressional District in San Bernardino California. Flynn lives in Redlands CA.

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