Tag Archive | advocacy
Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker It has been a very difficult day for many. 26 innocent people, 20 children and 6 adults, shot dead in Connecticut. We still do not have all the facts but it is clear that we need to do something about the lax gun laws in this […]
by Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker It is hard to believe, but it has been 10 years since United States Senator Paul Wellstone, his wife Sheila and their daughter Marcia died in a plane crash while campaigning for reelection. Senator Wellstone was a true grassroots organizer who was a passionate environmentalist […]
In the wake of the tragic death of 16-year-old David Hernandez Barros two weeks ago, on Monday night 134 teachers, parents, students, administrators and community members joined the Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth (LIGALY) organization at East Hampton High School to talk about…. You can lean more about LIGALY here.
Wrong Date Given to Spanish Voters in Arizona County ‹ Social Justice Solutions – Social Work and Social Justice News and Blogs
Wrong Date Given to Spanish Voters in Arizona County ‹ Social Justice Solutions – Social Work and Social Justice News and Blogs.
I missed last nights debate so I have been playing catch up. I came across this article on Mother Jones. Mark Follman’s article is largely built around this statement form Mitt Romney: But let me mention another thing, and that is parents. We need moms and dads helping raise kids. Wherever possible, the—the benefit of […]
Carl Sicilliano has a very informative and distressing article on the Huffington Post about homeless GLBT youth turning to prostitution just so they have a place to sleep. The article reports that in a place like New York City there are only 250 shelter beds for 3,800 homeless youth.