Blog Post List
June 28, 2012
For many parents, the recent media saturation of child sexual abuse cases – from Jerry Sandusky to Horace Mann to the Catholic cardinal’s aide – has prompted soul-searching about the people with whom our own children interact on a regular basis. And it has elicited empathy for the families of the survivors, who struggle to regain a sense of normalcy amidst the devastation. As a mother myself, one of the most heart-wrenching interviews was with the mother of Victim 1 in the child sexual abuse trial against Sandusky, who detailed her son’s ongoing difficulty with his anger and disgust , despite...
March 8, 2012
Happy International Women’s Day, and welcome to the first #callingallwomen blog carnival. This March – Women’s History Month – 25 women’s funds from across the U.S. are uniting to promote solutions to the critical issues that women face. Against the backdrop of an intensified war on women, the “ Calling All Women: Send a Message of Strength ” campaign is raising awareness of the inequality that exists and highlighting the change that women’s organizations are advancing in communities around the country. The campaign is encouraging women to “Sound Off” about the issues that matter most in...