Shirley Caylor's Editorial Advisory Board column Sunday should have said she is executive director of the Crisis Center.
“Susie” could have been anyone’s child. When she was lifted into the arms of her mother or father, she was probably looked upon with pride and even a sense of accomplishment as they held their promise in their arms.
The Times convened with local executives from area organizations and agencies that work with the poor and those in need to advise on today's special section on The Price of Poverty.
Consider this as you read our special report, "The Price of Poverty": Are cuts to social service agencies and education the right move as poverty increases in Northwest Indiana? What more can or should be done?
A total of 327 boys and girls came through the doors of Alternative House last year. They came because their chances of success and safety were better at the Crisis Center’s runaway and homeless youth shelter than at their home.
On Nov. 22, we remembered the life but primarily the shocking death of President John F. Kennedy. People reminisced over where they were or how they heard. Everyone seemed to have some connection to the day the president was killed 50 years ago.
America is a nation that has elevated individualism, the belief that all values, rights and duties focus on self-reliance and personal independence. Do we have a responsibility to the greater good? Does our right to act for our personal good carry responsibilities for the greater good? And h…
Tragedies like the shootings in schools, movie theaters, factories, post offices, homes and on the streets remind us. We would like to control situations. We would like to eliminate risk. We know it’s impossible to be perfectly safe. But how do we help ourselves be relatively safe?
Most of us were in shock Dec. 14 and the days afterward, wondering how 6-year-old children could be gunned down in their classroom by a young man barely out of his teens.
Shirley Caylor is executive director of the Crisis Center Inc.
How often have you heard, “Kids are our future?” But do we invest in them? And what does that mean? Does that mean we save only some?
Memorial Day weekend for our family—and that is our work and home family—was all about the first 73rd Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid (the sponsors encourage us to say the title exactly that way) held at Harbor Shores in Benton Harbor, Michigan. While I am not a seasoned vete…
VALPARAISO | Youths looking for a safe place to seek help soon will have dozens of locations in the city, including city buildings and buses.
Each Indiana child is a promise and a hope. Our job as citizens of our great country is to help fulfill their promise to us from us for us.
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