Tag: poverty

Carrfour Breaks Ground on Shuler Manor Housing and Supportive Services Complex in Liberty City

Carrfour Supportive Housing broke ground today on the $28 million Barbara Carey Shuler Manor in Liberty City, one of Miami-Dade County's most distressed neighborhoods. The community will provide 100 units of affordable housing and supportive services when it opens next year, including case management, job training and placement, and innovative programs that have been effective preventing and reducing poverty.

Groundbreaking for Barbara Carey Shuler Manor, June 18, 2010

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Studies show parents key to helping children avoid risky sexual activities during summer school recess

For many parents, families, and young people, the summer school recess is a time to unwind after a busy year of classes, assignments and tests. For many adolescents, it’s a period of increased pressures to engage in behaviors that can have a lifelong impact. As youngsters nationwide approach a break from school, parents have a vital role to play helping their children avoid risky sexual behaviors that can lead to teenage pregnancy, STDs, HIV/AIDS, abortion, and other consequences with lasting repercussions.

Keeping young people safe during summer vacation

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Relationship Skills Training Can Dramatically Improve Quality of Life for Millions of Families and Children

Relationship skills training founded on emotional literacy, empathy and bonding has the potential to dramatically improve the quality of life for millions of American couples, families, and children. PAIRS Foundation experience with diverse populations -- from prisoner re-entry to individuals recovering from addictions, the formerly homeless, families struggling to overcome poverty, new immigrants, expectant parents, adoptive families, couples impacted by a spouse's combat deployment, couples raising special needs children, couples considering separation or divorce, and others in all stages of relationship consistently demonstrates a lasting, positive impact of evidence-based relationship skills education.

Amanda Falciglia

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