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Recent Articles: Racial Disproportionality in Removal Rates; the Harms of Foster Care; and Reunions

From WNYC, Black Mothers Judged Unfit at Higher Rate Than White Mothers:

“When families presented a similar set of circumstances, family background, family circumstances, they actually found that workers judged the level of risk associated with those conditions and factors differently for white parents than they did for black parents,” he said. 

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Begging is part of probably everybody’s lives but when travelling I’m more aware of it – especially if it’s children. It’s probably also normal to be torn but when travelling poor countries it gets worse. 405 more words


Community Church Hosts 30 Hour Famine

By Mel Stefaniuk

This article was in today’s Clipper newspaper.

The Beausejour Community Church’s youth group got a taste of hunger on May 22 and 23 when they participated in this year’s 30 Hour Famine. 375 more words



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I started this blog almost a year ago, interning at the Magdala Projekt in Prague, Czech Republic, up to my ears in social justice, education, mental health, and preventive work, facing challenges that seemed insurmountable, full of writing ideas that never got written down. 519 more words

Disabled People Count

There are 9.4 million disabled people in England, accounting for 18 per cent of the population.

Census, 2011 (U.K.)

9.4 million people in the U.K. count yet are not being counteneced by the Conservative government. 114 more words

Chronic Illness

Starvation is Easier to Manage with no added Sugar in the Diet

I find that sugar extracts make me crave food in unnatural ways. Because of that, in the past, I have feared starvation for long periods of time. 491 more words