SHE (Surviving, Healing, and Evolving)®
SHE (Surviving, Healing, and Evolving)®

THE NEED TO KNOW GROUP is the parent organization for SHE (Surviving, Healing, and Evolving)®.                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Our Offerings at The Need To Know Group are for a range of diverse clients and can be customized for Your Group or Organization. Just Call or E-mail!

In addition to administering programming through SHE (Surviving, Healing, and Evolving),® Need To Know Group provides a wide selection of workshops and seminars.  We are a consulting firm that specializes in delivering services that are designed to educate and inform as a means of achieving healthier living and upgrading the quality of life for the beautiful people with whom we interact.



                              Workshops and Seminars:


Areas of Consultation


Examples of Some of Our Offerings



Societal Issues


The Globalization of Female Oppression

Policing Culturally Diverse Communities

The Politics and Sociology of Sex and Gender 

Cultural Diversity and Multicultural Issues in the

Workplace and Among Clients and Patients in Hospitals

Speech Writing and Communication Strategies for Professionals


Education Topics


Teacher In-Service Trainings:

Teacher/Parent Interactions

Dislodging The Brilliant Brain Power of Black Students

Discussing Race and Social Justice Issues in the Classroom

Educating African American Adolescents:  "Making Learning Irresistible"

An Overview of Restorative (Justice) Practices for Use in the Classroom

Grief and Loss Workshops for Teachers Who Have Lost Students to Violence



Setting Up Parent Universities for Educational Institutions


Developing Educational Programming and Curricula (SocioculturalLiteracy Intervention Programs) for Grades 7-12 and CommunityCollege Students


Literary Guilds Targeted to Different Audiences, including

Parents, Teachers, Elders, Black Women, Black Men, Adolescent Girls, and Adolescent Boys


Health Matters


Psychopharmacological Education

Basic Knowledge about Mental Health Concerns

Grief and Loss Concerns for Juveniles and Adults

Diabetes, Weight Management, and Hypertension Education




Note:  We can craft workshops or seminars to meet the needs of your school, company, firm, agency, organization, or non-profit.  Just ask us!





Is your school, business, organization, church, or other entity interested in contracting for one of our Workshops or Seminars?  Would you like for us to put a workshop or seminar together for your group tailored to your very specific  needs? Would you like to collaborate with us on a project?  Do you have any questions about what we can deliver?  If so, please contact us by completing our contact information form below or call us at the number below:


                                    Please contact us by completing our contact information form  

or by calling 312.273.9788 (fax:  312-273-9789) or by emailing through our "Contact Us" tab above.





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Latest News & Events 



The BOOK by 

Dr. Rhonda Sherrod:


 Surviving, Healing, and Evolving


will arrive in April!! 



Quote of the Week


February 4, 2018


"Grab the broom of


anger, and drive off the


beast of fear."  


Zora Neale Hurston,

Author & Antropologist



Quote of the Week

January 27, 2018


Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time.  If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday."  

Wilma Rudolph,

Olympic Goal Medalist



Quote of the Week

January 21, 2018


"The secret of getting ahead is getting started."

Mark Twain, 

Author and humorist



Quote of the Week

January 14 , 2018


"As you become more clear about who you really are, you'll be better able to decide what is best for you the first time around."


Oprah Winfrey,

Media Mogul



Quote of the Week

January 7, 2018


"There is no force equal to a woman determined to rise."


Dr. W.E. B. DuBois

Scholar Extraordinaire



Quote of the Week

January 1, 2018


New beginnings, y'all! Another year, another opportunity to become who we came here to be. Let's focus on discovering the tools and strategies we need to move forward.  Then, each and EVERY single day, let's try to use those strategies.  It might not be easy, but it will sure be worth it!"

Dr. Rhonda Sherrod

Soul Survivor



Quote of the Month

January, 2018


"Trust yourself.  Think for yourself.  Act for yourself. Speak for yourself.  Be yourself. Imitation is suicide.",

Marva Collins, 

Highly-esteemed teacher


Quote of the Month -





"...she had nothing to fall back on; not maleness, not whiteness, not ladyhood, not anything.  And out of the profound desolation of her reality she may well have invented herself."


Toni Morrison

Brilliant multiple prize-winning author



"I am a woman -- gorgeously designed, brilliant, charming, mysterious, funny, bewitching, cool, and, most of all, uniquely purposed. I am my own phenomenal being, and I own and govern myself!"


 Dr. Rhonda Sherrod



"Dipped in Chocolate, Bronzed in Elegance, Enameled with Grace, Toasted with Beauty.

My Lord, She's a Black Woman." 


Dr. Yosef





What makes you happy?





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