Dear LAUSD and all public schools, Please make more room in your after school care program. I can’t be the only parent facing this challenge. I could not work if I did not have child care and I could not afford child care if I did not work. Right now I am a single motherContinue reading “Child Care, All That Stands Between Us and Poverty.”
When I decided to focus in social work, I chose to specialize in Homelessness. I searched and researched all of the programs, services, and outlets serving the most marginalized of America’s citizens. I found LAMP and stalked them for months until they finally agreed to interview me. My first interview was with Mollie Lowery. http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-ln-lopez-lowery-20160725-snap-story.htmlContinue reading “God Blessed us with Mollie”
When I was 10 years old I had a recurring nightmare. I dreamt that my family and I for it power station wagon driving through the desert. And the world was on fire. We were stopping at gas stations to get gasoline so that then we could race from one gas station to the nextContinue reading “Dreams on fire”
This is what 1 month of used staples looks like. 70% of social work is done in paperwork. #staples @Staples #paperwork
I was a proud Republican Conservative until it became my job to help people live in dignity. You can be proud to be an American And love your neighbors who are not. You can disagree with the leadership And express that in words requiring thought. You can wade into poverty To pull out people whoContinue reading “I was a Republican Conservative”
So the Santa Clarita Office is a gym …. no work will ever be done here again, on the bright side, sitting in the waiting room just improved 100%!
I think we have discussed my experiences with excellent policing … from the police who came everytime we had to call 911 toward the end of my Great grandmother’s and mother’s lives as their health consistently failed, the police who arrived when I accidentally had a baby in the bathroom, 3 years later when thatContinue reading “To Serve and Protect”
I’ve seen LAPD use ticketing as a way to control and coerce homeless people. This is crazy http://www.trueactivist.com/homeless-man-owes-government-over-110000-in-fines-for-being-homeless/#.V31hgFh70eB.mailto