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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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Early Spring Cleaning Tips for a Fresh Start

As the days get longer and the temperature begins to rise, it’s the perfect time to shake off the winter blues and embark on some early spring cleaning. Refreshing your…

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A Lived Experience Story featuring Monica Palmer

Each month, A Second Chance, Inc. amplifies the voices of our kinship families through Q&A-style discussions. As an agency committed to establishing a safe, secure, and nurturing environment for children…

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4 Ways to Celebrate Christmas with Your Family

Christmas is usually a time during the year when families spend the most time together. There is an emphasis on sharing gifts and sitting around the fireplace, drinking hot cocoa!…

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ASCI Hosts 2023 Breakfast with Santa Event!

ASCI hosted our annual Breakfast with Santa on December 9, 2023! We had numerous families in attendance. Our day was jam-packed with toys, food, arts and crafts, and much more!…

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We Are A Family! A Look Into The Klein’s Adoption Journey

According to The Children’s Information Gateway, there are over 391,000 children and youth in foster care and 38 percent were placed with relatives or kin. At ASCI, we know that kinship care is…

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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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Important Lessons to Learn from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Although Martin Luther King, Jr. Day has passed, it is imperative to know and understand that his message is central to everyone at any given time. Throughout the course of…

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ASCI Presents: A Lived Experience Story ft. Jaslyn Cuff

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

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Sharing Our Year in Review: A Strong Year of Kinship as a Culture of Learning

Through over 30 years of knowledge building for an effective kin-first culture, we know that kinship care work must include the kinship triad (the child, birth parent, and caregiver). In reflecting over…

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