How do you feel about nonprofits that marginalize the already marginalized?
After kids reach the age of 18 they are no longer the responsibility of the state. Which brings a new niche market to people profiteers that receive donations from rich people that use these kids as promotional tools
We need to do more for these transitioning adults who were often barely provided for as minors and typically have no idea how to handle adult tasks like shopping, budgeting, paying their first bills, setting up utilities in the first place, finding a job.
It is a tragedy that many of these young adults graduate from foster care to be sent to a homeless shelter or sent to live with relatives who were unfit to raise them because there is no where else to send them. The free college many states give them is irrelevant when they rarely get help applying, don't know how to fill out all the forms or select a school and enroll.
by Nicola Thompson 5 years ago
What are the little things that make the big difference in the world?I have become involved in a group called World Changers of Cascadia (feel free to check it out on facebook), and we're trying to get the communities involved in things to help out. We have a great many ideas, and we're willing to...
by LAURENS WRIGHT 5 years ago
Do you think that churches should be taxed or government regulated?Some of the churches have become almost like cities, having apartment complexes, kitchens, schools, child care, stores, houses and much more. Some churches help with welfare, the care of children and adults, medical expenses...
by Attikos 6 years ago
Are you suddenly receiving more unsolicited telephone calls?I am. Some are from people claiming to represent polling outfits of which I never have heard, others nonprofits asking for money, still more from campaigns and political party headquarters. The calls are up to half a dozen a day, and the...
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