Cynthia White is an educator with over 20 years of teaching experience; she teaches English in the public schools of Virginia. Ms. White is an avid reader. writer, and blogger. She has served as a Board Member on the James River Writers, which is a nonprofit organization that builds community by connecting and inspiring writers and readers in Central Virginia. Ms. White is also a supporter of the arts, and served on the Board of Sycamore Rouge Theatre as secretary and then president. Sycamore Rouge is a professional theatre for the community; whose mission is to use the performing arts to promote creativity, to help revitalize Petersburg's downtown area, to strengthen the communities it serves through communal arts experiences, to stimulate the hearts and minds of the community, and to educate the community and its children. As a mother of three-twins and a singleton-Ms. White is well versed in issues facing families today.