Tell me the story…. that got you here.

Today Project CHANGE began their story work with the simple prompt: “Tell me a story that helps me understand how you came to be here.” All the stories that came out were moving, incredible, inspiring. “I am here because I…..

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New Book- “Our Stories Rise Up- Remembering as Resilience”

We are thrilled to announce that on May 18th, at the AmeriCorps Training Conference in Burlington VT, Storywise will launch a new book inspired by our AmeriCorps members, and prompted by the pandemic challenge and how it changed our years…..

Your Ultimate Guide to Job Interview Questions

Published: Sep 03, 2019 By Washington Post Jobs There’s often no right or wrong answer when it comes to answering job interview questions, but it can be helpful to prepare in advance of your interview. Here’s our ultimate guide on how…..

Take Steps to Modernize Your Resume

Published: May 09, 2022 By Andrea Moran Washington Post Ads When it comes to resumes, there are some classic mistakes you always want to avoid. But there is also room for interpretation about what makes a “good” resume. Tips and tricks you…..

Asian students are victims of Montgomery County’s achievement gap

Carol Park is a strategic research analyst at the Pacific Legal Foundation, a nonprofit legal organization that defends Americans’ liberties when threatened by government overreach and abuse. Is it legal to penalize top-performing Asian American students to help students of other…..

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Montgomery County allocates $8M for added student mental health services

By Nicole Asbury Washington Post April 21 2022 The Montgomery County Council is boosting funding for services offered to students in the county amid an escalating mental health crisis among children during the coronavirus pandemic. The $8 million investment wouldinclude $2 million toward immediatelyestablishinginterim wellness centers at county…..

American kids are struggling — and they’re asking adults for help

By Petula Dvorak  Washington Post Apri 1st 2022 The kids have been saying itthroughout the pandemic: They’re not okay. “I was going through a rough phase with friends and had lost a loved one,” said Elizabeth Abatan, a high school senior in D.C. who wants…..

‘A cry for help’: CDC warns of a steep decline in teen mental health

By Moriah BalingitMarch 31, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. EDT Washington Post The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning of an accelerating mental health crisis among adolescents, with more than 4 in 10 teens reporting that they feel “persistently sad…..

A New York Frame of Mind

A beautiful day in New York City isn’t just a day when the sun shines and Central Park is sky blue meeting lawn green, shining out in all its glory. It is also a day when New York hotel staff…..

‘It’s Life or Death’: The Mental Health Crisis Among U.S. Teens

By Matt Richtel Photographs by Annie Flanagan Matt Richtel spent more than a year interviewing adolescents and their families for this series on the mental health crisis.Published April 23, 2022Updated April 26, 2022Editors’ Note:This article examines the increase in anxiety, depression, self harm and…..