By Leah Persky, PhD & Certified Family Life Educator • Family Life Education Manager
As we celebrate Pride month, this is a perfect time to focus on engaging with our children about what Pride month is all about, and specifically how children can be brought into discussions that focu[...]
By Sheilah Howard • Career Services Director
There are two truths about the job market right now. One – there is a near-record number of jobs available. Two – the unemployment rate remains higher now than before the onset of the pandemic. Simple logic suggests that unemployed workers wou[...]
Parent Connectors got creative to create bonds among young families during pandemic
By Carrie Fink • PJ Library Coordinator
Raising newborns and toddlers is challenging regardless of circumstance, but doing so during the pandemic has been especially difficult. So many of the normal acti[...]
How long have you worked at JFCS?
I have worked at JFCS for just over a year! I started June 1, 2020. Before that, I was a NextGen Board member for three years and was a NextGen participant for a couple years before that.
What is NextGen?
NextGen is a young adult and volunteering group[...]
Throughout the pandemic, many folks in our community have struggled with food security. Having children home all day, every day, rather than in school, can stress tight family food budgets – especially when the goal is to provide healthy, nutritious food to promote long-term health. Many of our c[...]