Tag Archives: poverty

Instant gratification

Realize it’s okay to save. Instant gratification is dangerous. The fun in the struggle. –Deb Zabloudil Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes and passing the real life wisdom on to others as I embark on … Continue reading

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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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School Meal Shaming

I honestly never thought about who paid for my lunch at school when I was a kid. I always simply assumed it was free. I chalked it up to one daily meal from God, because God knew that once I … Continue reading

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Social Workers Don’t Operate in a Vacuum – Articles of a Career Journal

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
I love the Opt Ed section of the paper. I believe we all need to write at least one letter on something we’re passionate about in our lifetime. In saying that, I…

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