In the Push to Keep Children With Kin and out of Foster Care, Are Families Heard?
By Steve Volk, Next City
Kids face less long-term trauma when they live with kin instead of foster families. Yet despite promising kinship placement models elsewhere and signs of improvement, Philadelphia’s child welfare system still appears biased against families.
Post Pandemic Work Includes Wellness as a Priority
By Kristin Holmes
Ten years ago, the anxiety and sleeplessness, stress and migraines, came while Crawford worked her way up from call center to management at Verizon. But last year, she was working for herself in the midst of a pandemic.
Prior to receiving the fellowship, I hadn’t known much about Colin Powell outside of his work with George W. Bush and I was not a fan of either man. However, when I learned that Colin Powell was also once a student at City College of New York, I became more interested in his journey.