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Take Advantage of Allegheny County’s Stipend for Summer Camp

How will our children stay safe and engaged during the summer months? It may only be January, but it’s never too early to plan how your children will spend their…

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ASCI Video Celebrates Teachings of Martin Luther King Jr.

To celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day and honor his persistent urging of all citizens to do good in the world, ASCI asked several members of its dedicated staff to…

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Foster Youth Advocate Through Youth-Adult Partnership

Mississippi Youth Voice is a group of young people with foster care experiences who are leading efforts to improve policies and practices for youth in care across the state of…

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Couple Adopts 3 Brothers to Keep Them Together

Here at ASCI, we love hearing about folks who see the importance of keeping siblings together, like these Massachusetts moms. KC and Lena Currie got married five years ago and…

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Woman Who Grew Up in Foster Care Adopts 6 Boys

At the age of 12, Jessica Benzakein of Milwaukee became a ward of the state. Her mother terminated her parental rights, leaving Jessica in foster care until she aged out….

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Join ASCI for Its 4th Annual Red Hat Luncheon

Join A Second Chance, Inc., in promoting heart health in the African-American community! The 4th Annual Rhonda D. Wright Red Hat Healthy Heart Symposium & Luncheon will be a day…

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Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Works to Find Permanent Homes for Foster Children

Since 2012, the number of foster children waiting to be adopted nationwide has risen by more than 23 percent. According to the Chronicle of Social Change, Dave Thomas Foundation for…

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Former Foster Youth Beats All Odds

There is often a negative stigma that follows children in foster care, as some assume they are destined to have behavioral and developmental issues, criminal records, mental and emotional instability,…

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ASCI Celebrates Youth Program with Graduation Ceremony

ASCI’s Boys II Men program hosted a Rites of Passage dinner ceremony to honor its young men for finishing the 10-week curriculum. They learned integrity, accountability, respect, discipline and so…

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Attend ASCI’s Clean Slate and Pardons Workshop

ASCI, in partnership with Americans for Prosperity, is hosting a Clean Slate & Pardons Workshop on Thursday, January 16, at 8384 Frankstown Avenue from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This…

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