Tag Archives: TANF

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If you feed the poor, you’re a saint. If you ask why they’re poor, your a communist. – Dorothy Day Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes and passing the real life wisdom on to others … 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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What the hell is a Diaper Bank?

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
“Don’t complain unless you are willing to do something about it” – dad I recently read an article about diaper banks, and quickly found myself standing in my local Costco’s diaper aisle.…

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The Rosemary Conversation

“Excuse me, you’re the garden teacher?” I turned to a tap on my shoulder, and saw a woman looking at me with what my students and clients called RBF (resting bitch face).  I pulled out my headphones, smiled, and asked “Am I … Continue reading

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Ever Wonder How Low Income Babies Get Diapers?

“Don’t complain unless you are willing to do something about it” – dad I recently read an article about diaper banks, and quickly found myself standing in my local Costco’s diaper aisle. My clinical social worker side had immediately kicked … Continue reading

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