Community Concerns

The Importance of Community Support in the Life of a Child

The Importance of Community Support in the Life of a Child

For a child to grow emotionally and intellectually, an expansive body of research suggests that a healthy sense of community plays a vital role. Studies have repeatedly confirmed what people have known by way of common sense all along: children thrive in the presence of loving, reliable relationships with other people. Continue reading

The Current Gang Culture – This is Not “West Side Story”

The Current Gang Culture – This is Not “West Side Story”

Evil prevails when good men and women do nothing, and nothing changes unless we accept that there is a problem. We are long overdue to engage in an honest, open and frank national dialogue about what we can do to address the threat that gangs pose to the societal, emotional and spiritual health of our country. Continue reading

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