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Knocked Up

I wished somebody had taught me about my body, about healthy sexuality, when I was young and made sure I knew what to do in order not to get pregnant” Cherisse Scott Like Ellen Goodman,  in the article What happened … 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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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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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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Real Life MSW Meets Real Simple Magazine

What better way to kick off my summer playing tourist then by going to a farmer’s market and meeting the people behind my favorite magazine. The Real Simple tent was set up at the start of the market, and the … Continue reading

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