5 takeaways from AP’s series on health disparities impacting Black Americans

The Associated Press spent a year examining how racial health disparities have harmed generations of Black Americans. From birth to death, Black Americans fare worse in measures of health compared to their white counterparts. They have higher rates of infant and maternal mortality, higher incidence of asthma during childhood, more difficulty treating mental illness as […]

Too Many PA Youth and Young Adults Exit Foster Care Without Permanent Families and Unprepared to Thrive on Their Own

Less than half of the older youth population exited to permanency in 2021   HARRISBURG, PA—Family relationships that endure throughout an individual’s lifetime have been out of reach for too many of Pennsylvania’s young people who have experienced foster care, according to Fostering Youth Transitions 2023: State and National Data to Drive Foster Care Advocacy, released […]

Editorial: Embracing and supporting career and tech education is critical

There needs to be an acknowledgment that education can come in many different forms. It needs to not just be an option on the table, like an elective buried in a course catalog. It needs to be something believed and supported by educators and politicians at every level. It needs to be advocated wholeheartedly to […]

Construction, Work Zone Safety, and Child Health Care

This week’s Pennsylvania Newsmakers features Bob Latham, Executive Vice President of Associated Pennsylvania Constructors, who discusses the conditions of roads and bridges in the state, as well as work zone safety. Then, Kari King, President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Partnership for Children, joins host Terry Madonna for an update on raising children today’s society, the impact of Medicaid […]