As a non-profit executive working in healthcare and human/social services, there’s no question that you have a tendency to put others’ needs before your own. Which is an awesome quality when you’re sitting behind your executive desk, but not so awesome when you and your family need attention.
Paul has been “sleeping rough” in Bristol, England for 17 years (Sleeping rough is the British equivalent of our being homeless). An articulate and ruggedly handsome man in his fifties, Paul said simply that after a relationship break down he found himself with no place to live. He began to walk around England and, as he puts it, eventually found himself “at the bottom of the chain.
A new article posted on The Pew Charitable Trusts website highlights seven states taking the lead in systemwide, multicomponent, juvenile justice reform as part of Pew’s Public Safety Performance Project.
The 24-hour news cycle has beset the consciousness of most Americans making us more callous by the day. A natural catastrophe on the eight o’clock news is followed by a major political blunder by noon and a callous terrorist attack by five. Who can keep up? Who can translate profound feelings of horror to sympathy every three hours - every day - every week - every month - all year?
A respected friend of ours wanted to share a story about a group of people from his hometown in Phoenix who are special people because they did something. They saw a need and gave in to the impulse to take action. They are the ones who make a difference. It's a great story and I wanted to share it with you today. I hope you enjoy it.
OJJDP has announced the following fiscal year 2017 funding opportunities:
- Juvenile Justice Systems Reform Promising Practices. Applications are due June 19, 2017.
Clara Ramirez, the first in her family to go to college, graduated from Texas Christian University and immediately decided to give back. She joined the College Advising Corps and became the college adviser at John Tyler High School in Tyler, Texas.