National Day of Service 9/11

We are increasingly challenged to explain the significance of the events of September 11th, 2001 to America’s young people – most of whom have no first-hand memory of the occasion. In partnership with Save the Children, 9/11 Day, the Corporation for National & Community Service, and Youth Service America, youth leaders at Tri-County Youth Services […]

Summer meals for children

 SUMMER MEALS FOR CHILDREN – CHARLES COUNTY When school is out, many children lose access to resources that are provided during the school year – including meals. A recent report from the National Summer Learning Association, Summertime and Weight Gain provides some interesting information about the impact of food insecurity during the summer break: 85% […]

Our Executive Director speaks

LOVE CONQUERS HATE On Sunday, June 12th, many of us learned of another shooting, this time at a gay bar in Orlando. Over the next few days there will be several discussions about this incident from different perspectives: violence, terrorism, minority groups, LGBTQ, homophobia, gun control, etc. No matter where we stand on any of […]

FROM OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S DESK

  March is National Social Work Month with the theme: Forging Solutions Out Of Challenges. The heart of social work is problem solving, and social workers are well equipped to be change agents: in our homes, our personal lives, our place of work, in our communities, and in the world. What a wonderful opportunity with […]