John Maceri, CEO of The People Concern, a homeless services agency and key partner on the project, explained that an on-site social worker helps the formerly homeless tenants with everything from how to pay rent to arranging transportation and obtaining health care.
Riders pass a discarded mask on Main Street in Sturgis during the rally. Masks were encouraged but not required.
How the world’s greatest public health organization was brought to its knees by a virus, the president and the capitulation of its own leaders, causing damage that could last much longer than the coronavirus.
Our exclusive analysis shows the government paid private contractors almost double the retail value for food parcels containing items that were barely edible.
Latest data from Tusla shows the number of referrals it has received for emotional abuse has continued to rise, reaching its highest level yet in 2020 in July, and sparking warnings over the need for additional resources to support families in the event of tougher Covid-19 restrictions.
In Red Pepper’s series of accounts from frontline workers during the Covid-19 pandemic, Ndella Diouf Paye writes about her experiences working as a carer for a private company
On the cravenness and cowardice of the corporate university.
Research shows compassion fatigue can be successfully treated — with stress-reduction techniques, such as meditation, as well as with therapy. The key is learning how to recognize the symptoms so that you can get help.
Melissa Peters is a social worker at the CHEW project, which works with homeless and at risk LGBTQ youth.
A discussion about voter suppression, electoral reform, and the obstacles for the left in a political system dominated by the wealthy.
Alyawerre man Michael Liddle works with young people in Alice Springs.
Creating a new medicine requires a large amount of thought and scrutiny to make sure what’s produced is safe and effective. Researchers must be careful not to allow the pressure and allure of creating a vaccine quickly to undermine the integrity of their work. The upshot may be that we don’t have a highly effective vaccine against COVID-19 for some time.
The Grange, where Mr Atkinson lived
Jocelyn Lepinski started making desks for students in need using wooden pallets. Her bachelor’s degree is in sociology and women’s studies. She has a master’s degree in social work and a teaching degree in history.
It’s not just AOC, Omar, Pressley and Tlaib. This crop of organizers-turned-politicians—alongside the Squad—plans to usher in a progressive revival in the House of Representatives.
Post-secondary education is essential for shaping people’s socio-economic standing. People are seen at Ryerson University in Toronto
After a spring characterized by fear and safety, many people exhausted by the pandemic are risking the dangers of the coronavirus out of desire or necessity.
Eros, the fabled Greek god of love, was said to bring confusion and weaken the mind. New research, however, suggests that young adults are instead quite rational when it comes to selecting potential sexual partners.
An advertisement for household products in West Germany, 1950. The text translates as `Baking is fun using BACKIN.
Universal basic income is simple: The government provides every person, regardless of age, economic status or employment situation, a fixed monthly payment.
Structural inequality can be, literally, structural.
Comments by Larry Kudlow (above) came a day after the Labor Department reported that an additional 1.3 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits, yet another indication that the strong economic recovery Kudlow has repeatedly predicted in recent weeks is not materializing.
These new data can help clients, families, providers, researchers and policymakers understand how long Canadians with mental illness and/or addiction are staying in hospital, what discharge rates are for mental health and addictions across provinces and territories, and whether length of stay varies by diagnosis, age or sex.
The night after tenants of the Corcoran Five apartment buildings in Minneapolis bought the buildings, they removed their landlord’s signs in celebration — their first major act of collective ownership.
This week, the White House officially embraced a policy of herd immunity in the COVID-19 pandemic, effectively declaring that the mass infection of the population is a positive good. This took the form of a public endorsement of the Great Barrington Declaration, a manifesto by the free market American Institute for Economic Research
As members of the recently established Academic Freedom and Internationalisation Working Group (AFIWG) in the UK, we feel that the challenges posed by academic internationalisation must be dealt with without delay – and, indeed, that the pandemic has exacerbated some of these challenges, for example, by making us more dependent on online communication.
Mattea Meyer and Cédric Wermuth are set to become the new copresidents of Switzerland’s Social Democratic Party. They told Jacobin why they think they can pull their party to the left — and stand up for those who aren’t benefiting from their country’s great wealth.
Investigators removing Reinoehl’s body. Accounts differ on whether the marshals gave any warning before opening fire.
Dr. Shelly Ben-David, Assistant Professor at UBC Okanagan’s School of Social Work and study lead author.
Research!America, a DC-based advocacy organization working in support of health and medical research, has partnered with several scientific organizations on a website aimed at equipping the scientific community with resources to help make informed decisions at the polls this November.
Both the White House and Senate Republicans are using the levers available to them to blunt any economic recovery during a Joe Biden administration.
Gov. Greg Abbott’s office and a state board that oversees social work are facing backlash after the board stripped protections for LGBTQ people and disabled people from the social work code of conduct at the recommendation of the governor’s office.
As public interest and expanded research in human genome editing grows, many questions remain about ethical, legal and social implications of the technology. People who are seriously ill may overestimate the benefits of early clinical trials while underestimating the risks. This makes properly understanding informed consent, the full knowledge of risks and benefits of treatments, especially important.
On aging, beauty, and expectations
Philip Jenkin leaving Truro Crown Court
As workers return to desks and factory floors, women are more likely to stay home as they bear the brunt of domestic work, experts said
As a social worker by day and a Democratic candidate at night, Jenna Rakuita is working hard to become what she feels Utah needs: a representative who fights for students and families living in the 63rd District.
True Thao, MSW, recently received an Outstanding Refugee Award from the Minnesota Department of Human Services.
Homework and piece pay in the garment industry were largely abolished by the global labor struggles that preceded the New Deal. Silicon Valley capitalists have brought the model back. Above: Jeff Bezos has amassed over $85 billion since January, while many Amazon MTurk workers earn less than the federal minimum wage.
Adults with severe illness who spend weeks in intensive care, often intubated, can experience long-lasting symptoms, but that’s not unique to patients with COVID-19. What’s unusual about the long haulers is that many initially had mild to moderate symptoms that didn’t require lengthy hospitalization—if any—let alone intensive care.
Europe’s top rights court said on Thursday Georgian police had deliberately humiliated LGBT+ activists by strip searching them during a raid, a ruling campaigners hope will help change attitudes towards gay people among local authorities.
The coronavirus pandemic has aggravated the difficult work of finding and maintaining stable homes for the United States’ more than 400,000 foster children.
It’s true: we have more time for leisure than we did fifty years ago. But leisure has never been less relaxing, mostly because of the disintermediating effects of our screens.
Kara Eastman chose social work after watching a presentation in college. She worked at a domestic violence shelter in Chicago and a homeless shelter in Orange County, California, then came to Omaha in 2006, where she directed a nonprofit focused on helping families address lead poisoning.
Britt is a mentor at Grace Place, a Houston nonprofit that helps youth experiencing homelessness. She is seeing LGBTQ+ kids struggling to survive more than ever before because of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
‘We can’t wait for the return of Macmillan bake-off fundraising days and our social care curry nights out.’
This isn’t the first time uncertainty has colored my days. Three decades ago, I learned that I had metastatic cancer and that nothing could be taken for granted.