Social Work

Women of Color Deserve Equal Pay for Equal Work

  Do Latinas really lose more than $1,000,000 in a lifetime?! Latinas’ Equal Pay Day, the day that Latinas must work just to make as much as their white, non-Hispanic male counterparts made in the previous year was yesterday, October 21st. A Latina would need to work until she is nearly 90 years old (eight …

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Set Boundaries: Make Yourself Your Priority

  Set Boundaries: Make Yourself Your Priority Remember that we agreed to dedicate the month of October to discovering and eliminating our limiting beliefs! Today we are focusing on our self-perception which can often lead to silencing ourselves, people-pleasing, and loose boundaries. Healthy boundaries are important in both our personal and professional lives. Healthy boundaries …

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2021 Pack A Purse™ Drive Without A Purse Packing Party

  My 100-acre dream includes a Foster Youth Resource Center where Pack A Purse™ Drive and Pack A Backpack™ Drive donations can be collected and distributed year-round. In addition to connecting youth and young adults who are at risk of aging out of foster care or have aged out of foster care with community resources, …

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Limit Your Limiting Beliefs to Conquer Your Limitations

  Limiting beliefs are subconscious thoughts that determine how we see ourselves, the world, and what is possible for us. Limiting beliefs can affect our health, well-being, and success by putting boundaries around what we consider appropriate behavior, who we connect to, and what opportunities we pursue. Limiting beliefs can make you feel less than, …

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Conversation with Nicki Sanders: Give Yourself Permission

  “There’s life back in your face.” That’s what my friend and colleague said to me at our first lunch after leaving my job. I wish I could tell you that I didn’t hear the same version of that sentence with everyone I reconnected with. “OMG you look so happy.” “I can see you made …

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