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North Schuylkill Elementary Parents React To Mom Attacking School's Assistant Principal

POTTSVILLE — One day after police arrested an elementary school parent for allegedly beating her daughter’s assistant vice principal in Schuylkill County, other parents in the North Schuylkill School District are reacting with shock and anger. 366 more words


Back to the Future: Building Beloved Community, The Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

This is Unitarian Universalist Minister Rev. Ben Meyers’ sermon celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday and delivered to our congregation on Sunday, January 15.

Yesterday, this congregation opened its heart and its doors to our neighbors and friends for the twenty-eighth consecutive year of celebrating this holiday, which commemorates the life and legacy of the Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. 1,501 more words

General Interest

Cultural Competence and Meeting the Needs of Human Trafficking Survivors

Written by: Lindsey Collier, Human Trafficking Specialist, National Safe Place Network & RHYTTAC

January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Our goal is to raise awareness with the ultimate goal of preventing trafficking, meeting the needs of survivors, and creating a world in which trafficking and exploitation cannot thrive. 913 more words

National Safe Place Network

Myths and Misconceptions: Human Trafficking Doesn't Happen in My Community

Written by: Valerie Douglas, Director of Counseling & RHY Services, The Center for Youth Services, Inc.

I’m a big Liam Neeson fan. I mean seriously, I love him in everything from  1,012 more words

National Safe Place Network

Agencies in Action Against Human Trafficking: Bill Wilson Center

During National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, we’re highlighting agencies and programs doing exceptional work to combat human trafficking and serve victims-survivors. Today’s blog features information about Bill Wilson Center in Santa Clara, California, an NSPN member and licensed Safe Place agency. 607 more words

National Safe Place Network

Anti-Trafficking's Sensational Misinformation

Written by: Laura Murphy, Loyola University New Orleans, Modern Slavery Research Project

Are America’s homeless youth targeted by human traffickers? Yes. But not in the sensational way we always hear about. 339 more words

National Safe Place Network

Kars4Kids Small Grant Program: A Powerful Thing

Written by: Varda Meyers Epstein, Communications Writer at Kars4KidsKars4Kids is a car donation program whose proceeds underwrite educational initiatives for children. We fund things like summer camp scholarships, tutors, and after-school programs. 737 more words

National Safe Place Network