I hope this update finds you healthy and well. I was in the Manatee office last week and noticed a wall calendar that was still on March. It reminded me of how long it has been since we have been working in our “new normal.” In some ways it feels like it has
We are thrilled to announce that WRC received a grant from the Charles and Margery Barancik Foundation to support unemployed women in our community through program enhancements and the addition of a bilingual Case Manager. This partnership will allow us to expand our capability in serving our Latina community more effectively. We are entering the second year of our partnership with the Louis and Gloria Flanzer Philanthropic Trust. This three-year grant
The following are excerpts from an article by Eleanor Park in the Wall Street Journal on June 18, 2020. Juneteenth is an annual holiday observing the end of slavery in the U.S. and marks the day (June 19, 1865) when news of emancipation reached people in the deepest parts of the former Confederacy in Galveston, Texas.
Article Contributed by Karen R. Koenig, MEd, LCSW During this COVID-10 pandemic, everyone’s stress has increased. Just how much depends not only on circumstance but on coping skills. There are better and worse ways to handle stress, including skills you can learn and practice which will help you reduce psychic and physical tension,
Article Contributed by Karen R. Koenig, MEd, LCSW Feeling stuck home right now with too much or too little to do and lots of food around can spell trouble. To avoid turning to food when you have the blues or the blahs, practice these three strategies. Decide who’s in charge (hint: it’s not