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Nonprofits Won’t Survive Unless the Federal Government Helps More Medium-Size Groups

May 11, 2020

Nonprofits of all kinds provide critical help to communities across the United States, but it is the medium-sized ones that make a critical difference — those with at least 500 employees. Their workers operate food pantries, and homeless and domestic-violence shelters. They manage and staff residential facilities for young people with mental illnesses. They offer […]

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Merchon Green, Community Partnership Schools on Moonshot Radio

May 5, 2020

Dr. Nivea L. Torres takes an in-depth look at the Community Partnership Schools model with Merchon Green, CHS Director of the Community Partnership School in Dodgertown Elementary. View this interview on: Moonshot Radio on Youtube

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CBS: Child abuse may be underreported during coronavirus lockdowns, welfare workers say

May 4, 2020

Many experts predicted at the start of the pandemic that widespread self-isolation would lead to more cases of child abuse. Now, they believe cases are being underreported. Calls to child abuse hotlines have gone down since stay-at-home orders took effect, by around 50% in some states. Jericka Duncan shares the video diaries from child welfare […]

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Central Florida child abuse cases spike during pandemic

May 2, 2020

A top pediatric trauma surgeon and Central Florida child-welfare advocates are sounding an alarm over a sharp rise in severe child abuse cases since the start of the coronavirus pandemic — a trend they fear could continue until classrooms reopen in August and the economy improves. “These are not just a belt mark or a […]

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Point of View: Seeing the good amidst the uncertainty brought on by COVID-19

May 1, 2020

While many can connect with children and families through technology, some children still need to be seen. In the midst of so much uncertainty, so much fear, I see so much good. There is good in the essential work that must continue. Our first-responders, health care workers, gas station attendants, grocery store clerks, maintenance professionals, […]

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Child abuse prevention critical

April 30, 2020

April was National Child Abuse Prevention Month, the annual observance in the U.S. since 1983 for raising awareness of one of the world’s worst problems. The World Health Organization defines child abuse and child maltreatment as “all forms of physical and/or emotional ill-treatment, sexual abuse, neglect or negligent treatment or commercial or other exploitation, resulting […]

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First Coast Connect: Child Abuse Prevention

April 29, 2020

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the Children’s Home Society of Florida is sounding the alarm about how the COVID-19 pandemic and stay at home orders could be increasing incidents of child abuse and neglect. The organization’s VP, Tara Hormell, joined us with more information. Listen at wjct.org

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Here’s How One Social Worker Went Back To Work After Disability

April 28, 2020

Mavis Bryant, from Cocoa, Florida, loved her career as a case manager at the Children’s Home Society. So when her health began to deteriorate in March 2018 due to heart disease, kidney disease, and type 2 diabetes, forcing her to spend several months in the hospital, she was devastated. She worried she’d never be able […]

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Coronavirus changes: Heroes protect children in a time of instability

April 24, 2020

In the midst of so much uncertainty, so much fear, I see so much good. There is good in the essential work that must continue. Not a minute passes without the heart of our communities rapidly beating to serve others. Our first responders, health care workers, gas station attendants, grocery store clerks, maintenance professionals, janitorial […]

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Opinion: Human-services nonprofits need more help

April 24, 2020

As our nation celebrates the essential workers on the front line who are sacrificing so much to care for others during this unprecedented crisis, we must also remember the essential workers who are often hidden from the public eye: the child welfare case managers and child protective investigators who protect vulnerable children. The home visitors […]

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