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Cornerstones of Care Blog

Now We’re Cooking! [Sautéed Kale + Bacon Recipe]

Now We’re Cooking! [Sautéed Kale + Bacon Recipe]

As part of our healthy living and food systems program, youth learn to grow and prepare fruits and vegetables, and are empowered to share the food and lessons with their families and neighbors. Last week, they had the opportunity to harvest, prepare and taste something new – kale! You, too, can try your hand and recreate their recipe at home!

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5 Things You Can Do to Take Action Against Human Trafficking

5 Things You Can Do to Take Action Against Human Trafficking

There are 20.9 million victims of human trafficking worldwide - mo matter where you live, work or play, it’s happening in your area. Raising awareness is crucial. If we stand together, we can put an end to human trafficking in our communities. Here are five things you can do to take action against human trafficking.

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Life with Siblings: Those First Few Days

Life with Siblings: Those First Few Days

A foster mom who has had 16 placements in her home shares her experience to help others learn more about becoming foster parents, especially to sibling groups.

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4 Myths About Going to Therapy

4 Myths About Going to Therapy

Mental health challenges affect 1 in 5 adults and 1 in 4 youth between the ages of 13-18. Unfortunately, the stigma surrounding mental illness often prevents people from getting help. It’s time to stop the stigmas. Here are four common myths about going to therapy.

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6 Tips from Foster Youth on What Makes a Good Foster Parent

6 Tips from Foster Youth on What Makes a Good Foster Parent

What does it take to be a good foster parent? We spoke with former and current youth in foster care to get their take on the subject. Together, we created a list of the top six characteristics that every foster parent should have.

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