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  • The Merits Of A Culturally Sensitive Community-Based Programs

    The Merits Of A Culturally Sensitive Community-Based Programs

    admin Jun, 13, 2017

    Supporting cultural differences provides for greater impact Margaret L. Woods, President/CEO, Independence: A Family of Services. V 2 I 2 - May 2017 Youngsters who…

  • 2017 Rites of Passage Ceremony

    admin Jun, 06, 2017

    SAVE THE DATE!  for  Independence High School A partnership with Youth Consultation Service Rites of Passage Ceremony WHEN: Thursday, June 22, 2017 10:00 am WHERE:…

  • Preventing Child Abuse

    Preventing Child Abuse

    admin May, 09, 2017

    National Child Abuse Prevention Month is a time to acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect, and…

  • Children Participating in the Sankofa After-School Program

    Children Participating in the Sankofa After-School Program

    admin

    Children participating in the Sankofa after-school program, along with their parents, were given a nice treat when attorney Robert Taylor (far right) of the Law…

  • A Night With IFS

    A Night With IFS

    admin Sep, 06, 2016

    On Thursday December 1, 2016, Independence: A Family of Services (IFS) hosted its 45th Anniversary Celebration – “A Night With IFS” where Champions for Community Progress were…

  • Little Black Girl

    Little Black Girl

    admin Jun, 06, 2016

    A poem published by Janay Johnson Little black girl, little black girl. Stop crying, little black girl. Your hair is pristine, little black girl. Dark…

  • Youth Finds Stability at IFS

    Youth Finds Stability at IFS

    admin May, 06, 2016

    At just 18 years old, Genesis has lived in more homes than most people do in a lifetime.  She has had a tough life, having…