Tag Archives: advocacy

Not In my Zip Code

This article Michigan says 38 underperforming public schools could close simply made me want to scream. So much stood out for me, but the elephant in the print was “Twenty-five of the schools targeted for closure are in Detroit, a … Continue reading

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One Check Away…

Years ago, I remember reading American Project: The Rise and Fall of a Modern Ghetto by Sudhir Venkatesh The book recently called to me (yes, I believe books pick you, not the other way around). I pulled it off my academic … Continue reading

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Jailed Over Court Fines

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
“Little Jake asked, “Did you hear what happened to me? I was panning in front of the pharmacy. This fat woman panhandler told me to move. Lots of people pan there. It’s…

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Unsolicited Advice and LICSW the requirements

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
 I enjoy the Dear Amy column. I often find her wit and answers in alignment with my own. After reading this column, I thought about how the most unsolicited professional advice for…

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Dealing With Offensive Remarks At Work

I am a middle-aged white female who works in a retail setting with colleagues whose skin tones are every color imaginable. I respect my co-workers, and they respect me. Our company generally does whatever makes the customer happy. But this is … Continue reading

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