True Advocacy

True Advocacy

  I recently found myself at the child support court advocating for a 16 yr old Amira’s House client. As we waited for her case to be heard, the father of the baby stood 30 feet away. He wore a hoodie pulled up and lowered over his eyes, head down. As we prepared...

Takis and Mangoes

“Are you eating?” Ann, the nurse practitioner, stood a few feet away, clipboard in hand. “You’ve only gained one pound since your last visit and that’s not enough to support the baby’s growth and development.” Nina* continued to look down, slipping her Nike slides off...