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Monday, June 8, 2020

Today's Front Line Hero: Upbring

Today’s Front Line Hero is Upbring, which is working to bring deserved recognition to the direct care professionals who serve children and families. Upbring’s President and CEO Michael Loo wrote an op-ed in the Austin American-Statesman, calling these workers “social change warriors” and advocating for policies and resources to better support their work.

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Friday, June 5, 2020

Language of the Unheard

Lutheran Services in America Intern Lem Cartman shares his experience, and a reflection on this moment in the fight for racial equity.

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Friday, June 5, 2020

Today's Front Line Hero: Lem Cartman

Today’s Front Line Hero is Lemuel Cartman, intern at Lutheran Services in America, who is promoting racial justice and equity in his community. Lem has stepped up to be a leader in his community in Chicago, and is making his voice heard to promote positive social change.

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Thursday, June 4, 2020

Today's Front Line Hero: Wellspring Lutheran Services

Today’s Front Line Hero is Wellspring Lutheran Services, and the compassionate staff who are faithfully serving the youth in their community throughout the pandemic. Mr. Bond, a youth specialist at residential foster care campus New Directions, demonstrates Wellspring’s commitment to a “whole-person approach” to care by helping a youth who was feeling overwhelmed as he processed his emotions.

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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Today's Front Line Hero: Lutheran Settlement House

Today’s Front Line Hero is Lutheran Settlement House’s Bilingual Domestic Violence Program for their work to address domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic. As domestic violence becomes more prevalent during the COVID-19 pandemic, Lutheran Settlement House works to support families and encourage safe homes for sheltering in place.

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