Whenever a group of staffers, volunteers and funders get together in the nonprofit or governmental sectors to create a new social services program, such as anti-poverty, mental health or aging/disability, the conversation will invariably turn to the need to go after the...
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The Union for Reform Judaism has launched two new summer programs for children with special needs.
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Sally Weber never felt so alone.
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