Tag Archives: social work

Wise Mind for a Chaotic World

Disclaimer: This post is written by a straight, white, cis, able-bodied, American-born, middle class woman who has a lot of privilege. I am hoping there is a little something for everyone in this post but I also know that much … Continue reading

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On Moms

So Mother’s Day has come and gone, for this year. I was with my mom all this past weekend and the one before so I was a wee bit busy with my real-deal mother and didn’t have time to post … Continue reading

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Urban legends and the non-profit world

Awhile back I saw an urban legend disguised as “PSA” of sorts making the Facebook rounds. It displayed the salaries of the executive directors of several major nonprofit agencies, such as The Red Cross and United Way. It was essentially … Continue reading

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I want my equal (pay)day

Tomorrow is my payday. And yesterday was equal payday in the US. So tomorrow I’ll be getting the check for my underpaid work. Don’t get me wrong. I love my job and I love my salary. I am paid well … Continue reading

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The Professional Poor

Four social workers are having dinner together and begin talking about their salaries (or lack thereof) when someone mentions teachers. The social workers all immediately agree, “Teachers make so much money.” Then they all burst out laughing and someone states … Continue reading

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