Desperate Times to New Beginnings

Caitlin’s* mom has been in jail since she was in middle school. Her dad hasn’t been in the picture since before that. Caitlin went to live with her grandparents when her mom went to jail. She grew up with them, enjoying a close relationship. That is, until, when in high school, her grandparents were killed … Continued

Is a Second Chance Enough?

Homelessness is a serious problem in Madison and throughout Wisconsin. 70 to 90 pregnant women are homeless each year in Madison alone, according to a 2016 report commissioned by the Wisconsin State Journal. Pregnant women who are homeless face particular challenges. They are less likely to receive prenatal care or prenatal vitamins. They are unlikely … Continued