Susan is a mother of two, who cared for her husband after he was diagnosed with a terminal illness and then for her son during a serious bout of depression. Her employer’s paid leave policy made all the difference.
The president recently announced his support for the FIRST STEP Act—a first step toward restoring America’s broken criminal justice system. This article explains the bill and highlights how civil society can partner with government action to improve the outcome of prisoners re-entering society.
Family time yields abundant benefits. However, many families, especially low-wage and low-wealth families, struggle to dedicate as much time to family as they would like. Christians who recognize the socially foundational nature of family must not only talk about the importance of family, but enact policies and create cultures that tangibly demonstrate its importance.