How Tech Should Be (and is) Changing Child Welfare

How Tech Should Be (and is) Changing Child Welfare

Mar 20 2019

Technology changes our lives a little bit more each and every day. We find more efficiencies through tools, apps and automation. We connect and network in new ways with wider circles of people. We quickly hear about the latest news, gossip, meme, hot TV show, etc. These rapid advancements may not be coming as quickly as we’d like when it comes to improving the child welfare system, but they are out there and being developed.  Read More

Advocating for Kids in the Digital Age

Advocating for Kids in the Digital Age

Mar 14 2019

With South by Southwest in full swing, this March we’re bringing you stories about digital innovation and how it plays a role in the child welfare system and in the lives of the kids we serve.

It’s hard to keep up with kids these days, especially when it comes to technology. The digital age is definitely changing the scope of our advocacy for children in foster care. Read More

How to Take Care of Yourself While Doing Really Hard Work

How to Take Care of Yourself While Doing Really Hard Work

Mar 06 2019

I was making my way home from my first job in the social services field when I heard it. Or, it wasn’t so much that I heard it, because as soon as I became aware of it I realized that it had been hissing below my thoughts for the eight months that I had been working closely with kids who had experienced trauma. It lay just below my awareness, but once I noticed it, its whisper became audible whenever my thoughts were quiet. It said: you’re not doing enough you’re not doing enough you’re not doing enough. Read More