Race

Educating Ourselves to Educate Our Children on the Importance of Juneteenth

A Message on Juneteenth from Dr. Sharon L. McDaniel  The symbolism of the federal Juneteenth holiday is strong. It calls out the profound contribution of enslaved Black Americans and their…

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Perfectly Imperfect: How Imprecise Definitions of Child Neglect and Poverty Reinforce Anti-Black Racism in the Child Welfare System

Sharon L. McDaniel, Sherri Simmons-Horton, Ervin Dyer, Yven Destin, Kathleen L. Gima, Anthony R. Sosso, Jr., Jay Kadash, Med, MA, James T. Freeman, James A. Stratford, Constance Iannetta, Katherine Buckley…

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A Discussion on Child Abuse Prevention with Prevent Child Abuse America: Q&A with Jennifer Jones

This year’s theme for National Child Abuse Prevention Month is, “Thriving Children and Families: Prevention with Purpose.” Children have the right to be safe, nurtured, and raised in a stable environment, and…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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HIV in the Black Community: 5 Facts

Each year, National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is observed on February 7. It is used to bring awareness to HIV in the Black Community and the continued devastating impacts that…

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4 Amazing Asian American Contributions to Society

Asian American contributions in all fields are part of the reason America is a leading nation. From atomic science to YouTube, check out some of the major advancements made by…

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Black Female Leadership Development Institute Now Recruiting

Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh is actively recruiting for the 2022 cohort of their Black Female Leadership Development Institute. The Black Female Leadership Development Institute (BFLDI) is a professional and…

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