We all Have a Shero, Who is Yours? #WomenInspire Blog Carnival [Call For Submissions]

March is Women's History Month, and you know what that means? The interwebs is errupting into fabulous chatter about our favorite topic: amazing women!Those of you who follow me on my personal blog, "Diaspora of Love," or on  the USC School of Social Work blog, know that my favorite activity is to bring bloggers together for a cause.  ...more

Remembering A Hero: Nelson Mandela Dies at 95

Nelson Mandela has passed at 95 years of age, may he rest in peace. In honor of his memory I want to recognize his wisdom, leadership and social justice work by sharing some of my favorite Mandela quotes. Though he is gone, his legacy of fighting for equity and justice lives on. ...more

What Are You Thankful For This Year? Join the Gratitude Blog Carnival! Nov 22-Dec 3

The Thanksgiving season is here ! This is a time to be with the ones we love, fill our bellies with delicious food and--as the name would suggest--give thanks. I'm not going to lie, it's not always easy to get in the Thanksgiving mood. When things aren't going quite our way it might feel nearly impossible to practice gratitude, but no matter how hard things get, there is always something to be thankful for.  ...more
Hey friends, check out my Gratitude Blog Carnival submission. I couldn't stick to just ...more

#SABD13: When the Blogger Community Comes Together For a Cause [Embedded Tweets]

@PokyPuppyADD ItAgain Kim I'm so happy you could join in! Anything for a community of bloggers ...more

Invitation: Join The Suicide Awareness and Prevention Blog Carnival!

@PokyPuppyADD ItAgain I'm so glad you didn't miss out! Every voice counts. Who knows who you may ...more

Sustainable Responsible Business: Planting Corporate Seeds for Social Good [INFOGRAPHIC]

Executives are increasingly recognizing that developing a reputation for sustainable responsible business practices can help companies grow.Sustainability has become a buzzword that can mean any number of different things. The Oxford English Dictionary offers these three definitions of the word (among others):1. “Capable of being upheld or defended as valid, correct or true”2. “Capable of being maintained or continued at a certain rate or level”...more

The Role of Social Workers in Immigration

As social workers, it is our responsibility to provide services to marginalized populations in our communities. Among these marginalized groups, there is one in particular that can often be difficult to reach: undocumented immigrants. Unfortunately, this is a population with dire needs for the exact services social workers have to offer.Problems Confronting Undocumented Immigrants...more