May 12, Studies show that abused or neglected children placed in foster care face lifelong challenges greater than children who remain with their families. She was sick of foster care. She wanted to go home.
African Television Network of New England ATNNE is an independent c 3 organization first established in to provide linguistically appropriate and culturally sensitive Television Program for the Greater Boston African community especially to those facing language or cultural gaps. At the African Television Network of New England we believe that a community thrives when its disparate groups are supported in maintaining vibrant cultural identities as they are provided with the information and skills that will allow them to join their larger community as respected and productive members.
Each hour-long program addresses a cultural, political and practical issue relevant to those linked by birth, family, or affinity to the continent of Africa. Among the expansive scope of themes and problems addressed include immigration, radicalization, mental health, suicide, housing, English language acquisition, and advice on starting a small business.
Programs for youth, with representatives from the Ethiopian, Eritrean and Somali and West African community are an important and growing part of our schedules, as are a variety of cultural programs featuring African music and dance. Guests have included the US Ambassador to Ethiopia, Boston City council President Michelle Wu, as well as area doctors, professors, attorneys, church leaders, and other professionals.
Perhaps a television show might be perceived as a luxury with no real community impact. This medium can be a powerful force for change which is one reason why oppressors who wish to strangle dissent attack independent media first.
It is very empowering for people in the greater Boston African community to be able to access programs in their native language, to hear from community role models, to witness their culture showcased:A friend of a friend told me that he tried to set the price of his game to some figure or other but that Valve vetoed it and set it to something else.
The thesis from Homeless by Anna Quindlen is the homeless were once just like us but something happened to them that made them lose their homes.
In On Compassion, Ascher presents us with three scenarios as I have mentioned before. Sep 16, · Unlike Vegas, Whole Foods' clientele are all about mindfulness and compassion until they get to the parking lot.
Then it's war. As I pull up this morning, I . Lack of Compassion for the Homeless: An Examination of Mental Health and Homelessness Eliza Jasleen Cabrera Eliza Jasleen Cabrera Jun 7, By Lt Daniel Furseth.
Today, I stopped caring about my fellow man. I stopped caring about my community, my neighbors, and those I serve. I stopped caring today because a once noble profession has become despised, hated, distrusted, and mostly unwanted.
There was a pretty massive shift in the s and s when northern Democrats starting supporting the civil rights movement (among other things).