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    A Practical Guide on How to Confront Hate

    In the wake of violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, Tina Kempin Reuter, director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Institute for Human Rights offers some practical tips on how to confront hate. Know your human rights The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is the key document guiding human rights advocacy. It is based on the universality, inalienability, and […]

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    Raising the Minimum Wage Would Reduce Child Neglect Cases

    Raising the minimum wage by $1 per hour would result in a substantial decrease in the number of reported cases of child neglect, according to a new study co-authored by an Indiana University researcher. Congress is considering increases to the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour, and several state and city governments have enacted […]

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    Social Work Degree: To Be or Not To Be

    There are many benefits of being a social worker, and this article is going to focus on how and why you should get your social work degree. Start looking at social work personal statements examples and get a feel for what is expected early. You will also be able to measure your own enthusiasm versus […]

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    Self-Care Is Easy To Fit In A Busy Schedule

    Every day when you wake up, you have to face the world again. The hustle and bustle of everyday life can seem never-ending from getting your kids ready for school, getting off to work, meeting deadlines or staying late, picking up your children from school, PTA’s, and extra curricular activities. Not to mention playing Superman […]

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    Why Higher Education Is A Must For Low-income Mothers

    More than ever a college degree divides the haves and have-nots in American society. College graduates earn wages 56% higher than those of high school graduates, according to recent data from the Economic Policy Institute. Equally important, employment stability increases with a college degree. A 2017 Report found that following the 2008 recession over 95% […]

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    Are Your Tweets Feeling Well?

    In the future, public health workers could monitor trends on social media to quickly identify a rise of influenza, depression or other health issues in a specific area, thanks to research at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratorya (PNNL). Public health trends on social media are more nuanced than looking for spikes of “I […]

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    How Social Media Can Impact Your Self Esteem

    Since social media began with the launch of MySpace (and even the blogosphere and forums before it), people’s real world minds and moods have been affected by what they see online. We now have a constant flow of information and opportunities for attention from others, and the need is often dominant in our thoughts, preventing […]