Two disaster stories have dominated headlines over the past couple of days – 1. Hurricane Florence barreling in to the Carolinas, killing at least eight, flooding communities, and leaving at least a million people without power; and 2. Thousands of Boston area residents fleeing for their lives as a series of gas explosions set scores … Continue reading Decaying infrastructure puts everyone at risk
Everyone enjoying a healthy relationship with reality knows at least three things about climate change - (1) it's real, (2) it's happening far more rapidly than anyone had anticipated, with devastating consequences, and (3) our only hope of staving off ever-worsening impacts (including, quite possibly, our own species' extinction) is to radically reduce the emission … Continue reading Do Trump and Fellow Fossil Fuel Fanatics Have a Death Wish?
As we welcome you and wish you good luck for the new school year, we give you inspiring words from Dr. Tim Rehner and our former instructor Delories Williams (The Diva!).
This week's postings include a host of positions statewide with the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force.
“Let’s face it: there’s no real question that the Trump era has given us the most nakedly corrupt leadership this nation has seen in our lifetimes. But they are not the cause of the rot—they’re just the biggest, stinkiest example of it." - Senator Elizabeth Warren Warren made the remark when introducing her "Anti-Corruption and … Continue reading Something to cheer about
We continue to see an abundance and variety of social work jobs in Mississippi, highlighted this week by numerous opportunities in the mental/behavioral health field, as well as several jobs with state agencies. Check them out! Children & Families Title: Case Manager Company: United Methodist Children's Home Location: Jackson Details/Apply Title: Case Manager-In-Circle Program Company: Canopy Children's Solutions Location: Hattiesburg Details/Apply … Continue reading 47 Social Work Jobs in Mississippi – Aug. 15
Mississippi's multidisciplinary approach is serving as a model for the rest of the nation.
Heat records are being set all over the world this July, and people in large numbers - mainly the young, the elderly, and the poor - are dying because of it. Yes, climate change kills. The link between heat-trapping gases and global warming is proven far past reasonable doubt, and it is absolutely unconscionable that … Continue reading Soaring temperatures are killing people around the world right now
Contact Congress to support "Increasing Access to Mental Health in School Act."
Virtually buried under the avalanche of stories on the post-Trump-Putin summit fallout is this gem by journalist Somini Sengupta in today's New York Times - Summers are becoming so hot in South Asia that people are already dying in big numbers, and soon cities may be too hot to remain livable for hundreds of millions … Continue reading “Russia, Russia, Russia,” but hardly a big media mention of building climate catastrophe