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How to Empower Young Minds to Succeed

Empowering young minds is not just a noble pursuit. It’s a necessity. Empowerment goes beyond helping children. It involves nurturing them to become confident, resourceful, and self-reliant. The Women and Families Center (WFC) stands at the forefront of this mission, offering invaluable resources and programs for child and youth empowerment. Understanding Youth Empowerment Empowering young […]

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What Does Youth Homelessness Look Like?

What Does Youth Homelessness Look Like? In our society, the issue of youth homelessness often remains unseen or misunderstood. It’s a complex challenge that goes beyond the stereotype of a person sleeping on the streets. Youth homelessness encompasses various situations, including sleeping in cars, couch surfing, and even working students without a stable place to […]

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How to Support Loved Ones after a Traumatic Event

How to Support Loved Ones after a Traumatic Event Traumatic events can happen to anyone, at any time. But, when it affects our loved ones, it can be difficult to know what to do, especially if you have never handled a similar situation before. Whether it’s domestic violence, sexual abuse, gun violence, or any form […]

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How to Prepare Young People For Adult Life

How to Prepare Young People For Adult Life There’s no manual to being an adult. While there are a few commonalities, like paying taxes and securing employment, everyone’s path is different.  As parents, one of your main responsibilities is preparing your children for the challenges and opportunities that await them in adulthood. The foundation laid […]

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How Donations to WFC Can Help Community Development

How Donations to WFC Can Help Community Development The importance of giving back cannot be understated. No matter how small the wiggle room in your budget is, you have the power to make a difference and improve someone else’s life.  As they say, charity begins at home. When you contribute locally, you can see the […]

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The Impact of ESL Classes

The Impact of ESL Classes What is an ESL Program? An ESL program, short for English as a Second Language, is a learning program designed to help non-English speaking adults acquire practical conversational English skills. It is primarily used to equip learners with the ability to effectively engage themselves as they interact with the community […]

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Why Most Sexual Assaults Are Not Reported

Why Most Sexual Assaults Are Not Reported Sexual violence is more pervasive than most people realize. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), 891 Americans are victims of sexual assault daily in 2021. And yet, the BJS records show only about 21.5% of victims reported these crimes to the police (Table 4). This article […]

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Breaking the Silence on Sexual Assaults on Men

Sexual assault is a grave problem that can occur to anyone, regardless of age, orientation, or gender identity. Although talks about sexual assault usually center on women as the victims, it is important to draw attention to men as sexual assault victims. Why Is It Important to Be Aware of This Issue? Principally, it dispels […]

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How Can Employment Training Increase Opportunities?

How Can Employment Training Increase Opportunities? Even with all of the opportunities in the world today, many adults are still at a disadvantage when it comes to finding a good job they like and want to excel at. WFC’s Open DOHR programs offer employment training that will provide life skills as well as job training […]

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