Blog

Hairliberation

“I am much more than the sum total of my hair” This segment is dedicated to every woman or man who has ever been made to feel ashamed because of…

Read More about Hairliberation

Discussing Kinship Care in Academia: Why the study of kinship care is critical for social work students

In recognition of National Women’s History Month and National Social Work Month, ASCI spoke with its founder, president, and CEO Dr. Sharon McDaniel, assistant professor Dr. Sherri Simmons – Horton, in the…

Read More about Discussing Kinship Care in Academia: Why the study of kinship care is critical for social work students

Join ASCI and AASP Community TIES for Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Virtual Town Hall

In collaboration with the AASP Community TIES initiative, we are excited to announce our upcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Virtual Town Hall!  The event will take place on Wednesday, March 30, 2022…

Read More about Join ASCI and AASP Community TIES for Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Virtual Town Hall

#SocialWorkSuperhero Tiffany Byrd

ASCI: What challenges and benefits have you experienced as a child welfare caseworker? ​ Tiffany Byrd: As a child welfare caseworker, I experienced challenges around not understanding the “why?” behind decisions…

Read More about #SocialWorkSuperhero Tiffany Byrd

#SocialWorkSuperhero Domonik Daniels

ASCI: What challenges and benefits have you experienced as a child welfare caseworker? ​   Domonik Daniels: As a child welfare caseworker, I have experienced quite a few challenges. This work is…

Read More about #SocialWorkSuperhero Domonik Daniels

#SocialWorkSuperhero Victoria Lynch

ASCI: What challenges and benefits have you experienced as a child welfare caseworker? Victoria Lynch: One challenge that I have seen is that everyone working in the child welfare realm…

Read More about #SocialWorkSuperhero Victoria Lynch

Carnegie Library Accepting Submissions for 2022 Labsy Awards Teen Media Contest

Are you someone who loves to create? Allegheny county teens in grades 6-12 are invited to enter original creations, inventions, and works of art in the annual Labsy Awards teen…

Read More about Carnegie Library Accepting Submissions for 2022 Labsy Awards Teen Media Contest

Elementary Students Share Encouraging Pep Talks in New Hotline

Kindergartners from West Side Elementary in California have created Peptoc, an encouraging hotline for those who need a pick-me-up or some hard-hitting advice. When calling 707-998-8410, the prompt menu —…

Read More about Elementary Students Share Encouraging Pep Talks in New Hotline

Beverly’s Birthdays to Host Free Community Baby Showers

Join Beverly’s Birthdays for FREE in-person Community Baby Showers in Pittsburgh for those who are expecting or a parent/caregiver of a newborn (0-3 months). Beverly’s Birthdays provides birthday cheer and critical baby…

Read More about Beverly’s Birthdays to Host Free Community Baby Showers