Category: Family and Children’s Advocacy

The pandemic and a broken unemployment system are upending people’s lives

Source: Washington Post The pandemic crept up on Lakeisha Rollins one text at a time. When the coronavirus hit the District in March, the 30-year-old was working at the Whole Foods Market on P Street NW, pulling items off shelves to fill online orders. Rollins, who is studying to become a nursing assistant, got a message

Border Patrol Finds Abandoned Toddler with Phone Number on His Shoes

Source: Julia Ainsley/NBC News Agents have taken the 3-year-old boy to a U.S. border station and are trying to find his parents using the number written on his shoes, officials said. WASHINGTON — U.S. Border Patrol agents found a 3-year-old migrant alone in a cornfield at the border between Mexico and Texas on Tuesday morning, according to

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