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Introductions and our journey so far!

I’m not totally sure where to begin. My husband and I have been married for over 2 years and together over 6.

Last year, around this time, we started thinking about a family! 350 more words


Joining Forces in the Fight Against Human Trafficking . . . Philadelphia's Task Force is Officially Announced

Philadelphia’s Homeland Security held a press conference on January 18, 2017 to publicly announce the formation of the Philadelphia Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force.  The task force was formed in 2016 for the purpose of combating  human trafficking in Philadelphia by using a collaborative approach among federal and local law enforcement agencies and multiple social service organizations.   543 more words


Findings & recommendations from the HIA report

The report of the Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry in Northern Ireland launched today. A copy of the report was delivered to the Executive Office (formerly the Office of First and Deputy First Minister).  531 more words

A Year on E.I. in Canada

Over the years I have found myself laid off more than a few times. Always given the opportunity to go on Employment Insurance (E.I.) here in Canada I never felt like taking it. 680 more words


New $500 monthly housing allowance for survivors of domestic violence

The City of Toronto is participating in Survivors of Domestic Violence – Toronto Portable Housing Allowance Program. On behalf of the Province, the City is providing a $500 monthly housing allowance to help about 320 qualified Toronto households make their rent more affordable. 311 more words

Public Notices

Nonprofit Human Service Providers Pitch Cost Saving Through Privatization

Associated Press

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Nonprofit human services providers say they can help solve Connecticut’s budget problems by taking over more state-operated programs, an idea that appears to be gaining steam among some legislative Democrats as well as Republicans. 111 more words



By Katherine Leahey

You may wonder how people make a living in the middle of nowhere, Texas.  One answer is logging. Where I lived, when I was doing missionary work in east Texas, two towns took their name from the business—Woodville, Lumberton. 2,681 more words