When one or both parents are incarcerated the family is also incarcerated and
are adversely affected in profound ways that exacerbate existing structural
inequalities and struggles. Programs for inmates and families like
FamilyWorks and the Storybook Program, encourage r...
Most of the world simply has no health care... vast tracts of land and vast
populations of people don't have doctors - or at best must make great efforts
to reach medical care. In addition, masses of displaced people and refugees -
over 100,000,000 at last count - desper...
Leading up to the US Supreme Court hearing on Trump's travel ban, we'll hear
about the orders impact on people from affected, Muslim-majority countries,
and how advocacy groups like the Council on American-Islamic Relations are
responding. On this edition of Making Conta...
For women with disabilities, violence by caregivers is very serious, all too
common, and still nearly invisible. Special barriers, both physical and
attitudinal, can make it especially hard for them to exit the situation.
Activists are determined to make shelters and ser...