INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE: Not everyone’s relationships are positive

Healthy relationships are based on communication, love and respect. They feel good. But not everyone’s relationships are positive. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in four women and one in 10 men have experienced contact sexual violence, physical violence and/or stalking by an intimate partner during their lifetime and reported some

Costs and wait times limit mental health access. These Pittsburgh organizations are stepping up to help.

by Juliette Rihl, (PublicSource) Before the pandemic, society was already experiencing a mental health crisis. Now, it’s even worse. A surge in demand, combined with too few providers and high treatment costs, can make accessing services challenging.  Where traditional health systems are lagging, community groups are stepping in. From providing therapy to Black Pittsburghers and

Advocates sow seeds for Black veganism

  RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. — For Gwenna Hunter, embracing veganism started with a soul awakening. While still transitioning from being a vegetarian, in 2015 Hunter stepped into the more established and largely white vegan activist circles. “I was doing an event with (animal rights organization) Anonymous for the Voiceless where we show the videos of what