A Civil Rights Movement Grows in Brooklyn

Two meetings last week, one in a ragged community center across the street from a waterfront Brooklyn housing project, the other in a well-lit assembly room in New York City’s...

Supporting Those Who Support Homeless Youth

He brought candy to that first meeting at the Covenant House homeless shelter in Manhattan a few days after Halloween — a universal ice breaker, he figured. Each month he kept coming back, one time helping the mainly gay, lesbian and bisexual youth decorate for Christmas, another time discussing their fears in a changing political world.

If Everyone Thought Like a Social Worker

In a time of national transition and international turmoil, it seems particularly important to draw from the most basic principles of social work if our citizens, our country and our world hope to move forward meaningfully.

Make My President Black Again

It wasn’t until I had gotten locked up at the age of 18 that I began to willingly learn and deeply care about governmental law and politics.