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The Elderly

The title of the article “Don’t Patronize Older Adults by Calling Them ‘the Elderly’” annoyed me. As a woman of color, I was raised to call my elders “sir” or “ma’am”; and, yes, I have referred to a group of … Continue reading

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Holidays at the office

Words of wisdom: we’re asking each employee to name a book that impacted their life in a positive way. We’ll purchase  them, and each team member will sign their recommendation with a little note about why its special. No spoilers, … Continue reading

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Karamo: My Story of Embracing Purpose, Healing, and Hope

You ever read a memoir that feels less like you’re reading, and more like you’re having a beautiful conversation? That’s how I felt while reading Karamo Brown’s memoir, appropriately titled “Karamo: My Story of Embracing Purpose, Healing, and Hope”. Like … Continue reading

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Developmental Knowledge 🌱

Student’s description of site-specific activities this quarter: To further my growth and developmental knowledge of the social workers’ profession. This quarter I attended a diverse Youth in Transition seminar, as well as Secondary Trauma training with author Laura Vandernoot-Lipsky. ___ … Continue reading

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The Death of Mrs.Westaway

“There was something deeper and stranger at stake here – something someone would kill to conceal… someone had tried to scare her away once, and it had almost worked. But it would not work again. Now she wanted answers. What … Continue reading

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