Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The Canvas of Empowerment Through Arts, Entrepreneurship, and Community with See Clear

In honor of the 2024 Black History Month theme celebrating African Americans in the Arts, ASCI had the privilege of engaging in a conversation with Curtis and Tracey Reaves, the…

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August Wilson’s Legacy: Illuminating Hope and Resilience through Arts Engagement in Foster Care

In the vibrant tapestry of Black History Month 2024, a theme of profound resonance emerges—African Americans in the Arts. As we celebrate the extraordinary contributions of African Americans to the…

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Navigating the Intersection: Black History and Child Welfare

In the intricate tapestry of American history, the intersection of Black heritage and child welfare weaves a narrative that reflects both resilience and challenges. This blog post delves into the…

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Nurturing Equality, Justice, and Compassion for Every Child

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s teachings profoundly impact child welfare by prompting a reevaluation of systemic structures. His call to address disparities in access to resources, education, and healthcare resonates…

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ASCI Presents: A Lived Experience Story ft. Bethany Kades

Each month, A Second Chance, Inc. shares the voices of our kinship families through Q&A-style discussions. We are an agency that strives to provide a safe, secure, and nurturing environment to children…

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ASCI Presents: A Lived Experience Story ft. Victoria Giddens

Each month, A Second Chance, Inc. shares the voices of our kinship families through Q&A-style discussions. We are an agency that strives to provide a safe, secure, and nurturing environment to children…

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Research Spotlight: New Study Shows Students’ Experiences Varied during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Researchers from the University of California released a paper examining the disparate impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on school students. The pandemic exacerbated longstanding educational inequities in student academic performance…

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The Importance of Acknowledging Minority Mental Health

Minority Mental Health Month is recognized to bring awareness to the unique struggles that racial and ethnic minority communities face regarding mental illness in the United States. According to McLean…

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What’s Up Cuz Podcast Episode: Boundaries

Welcome to another episode of What’s Up Cuz? where we delve into the complexities of life, relationships, community, and family dynamics. Your host, Dr. Sharon McDaniel, and co-host, Dr. David…

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Ways to Celebrate Irish-American Heritage Month

America notoriously celebrates St. Patrick’s Day even bigger than any other country! Here are some options to celebrate Irish-American heritage month with your family. 1. Relax and Watch a Movie…

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