Activism

Lessons from Ma’Khia Bryant’s Death: Better Housing Policy & Kinship Care Aid Can Save Our Children

This article was written by ASCI’s editorial team and originally published by the Imprint. Sweet 16. It’s an age when many teens revel in the thought of getting a driver’s…

Read More about Lessons from Ma’Khia Bryant’s Death: Better Housing Policy & Kinship Care Aid Can Save Our Children

Elevating the Voices of Black Fathers in Child Welfare

Not only are Black fathers more involved in their children’s lives, but they also want to be engaged despite the barriers our nation’s systems have built up against them. Yet, American society continues to perpetuate the…

Read More about Elevating the Voices of Black Fathers in Child Welfare

Child Welfare Legislative Updates: May 24 – June 4, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from May 24 – June 4, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health S….

Read More about Child Welfare Legislative Updates: May 24 – June 4, 2021

Child Welfare Legislative Updates: May 10 – 21, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from May 10-21, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Family Support H.R. 3040 —…

Read More about Child Welfare Legislative Updates: May 10 – 21, 2021

6 Ways to Support Asian Americans in Philadelphia Beyond AAPI Heritage Month

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. During this time, we recognize and celebrate the Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America’s history and are instrumental…

Read More about 6 Ways to Support Asian Americans in Philadelphia Beyond AAPI Heritage Month

Reflections One Year After the Murder of George Floyd

Last month, the world witnessed the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd. While many were relieved after hearing the guilty verdict, this…

Read More about Reflections One Year After the Murder of George Floyd

Join Office of Minority Health for AAPI Racism Panel

The HHS Office of Minority Health invites you to join the Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month virtual panel discussion. Past and Present: Addressing Racism and Intolerance Against Asian Americans Saturday,…

Read More about Join Office of Minority Health for AAPI Racism Panel

IRS to Send Checks for Child Tax Credit Starting in July

To help families meet their children’s basic needs, Congress expanded the Child Tax Credit (CTC) for 2021. The IRS will be sending out monthly checks to families with children, starting…

Read More about IRS to Send Checks for Child Tax Credit Starting in July

Public Health Crisis: A Critical Conversation About Race with the YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh

Last week, the YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh began their Action Conversations About Race series with a discussion on “Racism as a Public Health Crisis.” This insightful webinar featured local health…

Read More about Public Health Crisis: A Critical Conversation About Race with the YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh

Child Welfare Legislative Updates: April 12-23, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from April 12-23, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Education  S. 1153 — Sen. Mike Lee…

Read More about Child Welfare Legislative Updates: April 12-23, 2021