Tag Archives: poverty

This is America

The title alone, grabbed my attention Millions of Americans risk losing power and water as unpaid utility bills pile up and made me cringe.  What kind of world do we live in when a company shuts off one’s utility during a … Continue reading

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Best Practices in Literacy

Mr. Nembhard had planned to become a social worker, but turned to library science as a career instead, earning a master’s degree in 1987. As a branch manager, he saw the role that libraries played in social services. Many people, … Continue reading

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Most Wanted

How rich do you feel? Stop and ask yourself that question. Do you have everything you need and want? Feel pretty good about things ? Comfortable enough? Now imagine earning $50,000 more a year. Think what you could own then? … Continue reading

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Why Would Anyone Rent to Own?

The title of the article caught my eye Why Would Anyone Rent to Own? My quick witted smart ass answer was “So poor people can stay poor and impoverished, and because we now live in an instant society where individuals … Continue reading

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Our Sweet Memory

There are few things I love more than cake. My family didn’t have much money while living in India, but whenever I asked, “Whose happy birthday is it?” my uncle, Shyam, would say it was his, then splurge on a … Continue reading

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