Effecting Positive Change

I recently began reading a book entitled “The Alterative:  Most of What You Believe About Poverty is Wrong by Mauricio Miller.  Some of the things in the book resonated with my own beliefs about how we provide services to low-income individuals and families and those living in poverty.  In his book, Miller argues that peopleContinue reading “Effecting Positive Change”

Not a Late Bloomer, Creating a Legacy

Recently, when Phil Mickelson, at the age of 50, won the P.G.A. Championship, he became the oldest golfer to win a major championship.  Sports media tells us that he is a part of a growing number of sports stars who have defied traditional retirement ages for athletes, proving that careers can last into middle age. Continue reading “Not a Late Bloomer, Creating a Legacy”

Celebrate Small Business Week, May 2 – 8 and Shop Local

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected so many Americans in a variety of ways. Small business owners are no exception.  According to the Small Business Administration, there are 30.2 million small businesses in the United States, which employ 47.5 percent of the private workforce.  “Small business drive job growth in the United States.” Many small businessesContinue reading “Celebrate Small Business Week, May 2 – 8 and Shop Local”

APRIL IS SECOND CHANCE MONTH

Do you believe that every person has worth and potential? Do you believe that everyone deserves the chance to have not only their basic needs met, but the opportunity for self-actualization, defined by American psychologist, Abraham Maslow, as “becoming everything you are capable of becoming.” Since 2017, Prison Fellowship has spearheaded a national effort toContinue reading “APRIL IS SECOND CHANCE MONTH”