Easily about 92% of the family's I saw when I worked in the welfare system or single parent families. Most of those families were led by women and almost none of them received child support. It's like I could have been my own client. It is only through assistance from families and friends and my … Continue reading National single parent day
It is the first day after spring break...I can do it! #usc @msw
I noticed something as I read the LA Times today : I search the photographs of homeless people searching for familiar faces. My breath caught - my heart stopped - and I did a double take because I thought I saw Maria's face outside a tent.
Meet Each Need with Dignity. What does that look like?
It feels like children are vanishing into the fears of their parents and out of sight with each rising sun. Please search the faces of the youngsters you pass on the streets for these kids.
Dude. It is 11 am today, and I just realized I made coffee at 4pm yesterday and never drank it. Actually,I forgot all about it. What kind of monster forgets she made coffee?!?!?!? Of course I'm writing mid term papers and the kid has a 102 degree fever.... but coffee guys, coffee?
Wow. So many of the "working poor" are on public assistance that this sign just makes me angry.
This might be the most user-friendly thing I have seen yet. The rules for how to manage and use a food stamp card are not complex but often hidden. You can buy cold chicken but not hot chicken. But what about pre-packed is chicken? I like that this grocery store has taken the moment to … Continue reading Clear Label
If you live in your car or have to sleep in your car overnight, you need to know about the new rules for where this is legal. Restrictions have been placed to keep you away from parks, schools and day cars. (Apparently the LA City council thinks you are all child molesters ?) Do you see … Continue reading Los Angeles’s New Map for Overnight