Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Dear Friend,  2022 was a good year for Unity Care. It was one of refocus and evolution with a singular goal of enhancing our services to ensure the youth we serve have a solid foundation to reach their full potential. Our tenacity combined with your support made it possible for Unity Care to expand our…

NOW IS THE TIME
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NOW IS THE TIME

“NOW IS THE TIMEfor us to make real the promises of democracy.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. When my now-adult children were in elementary school, I began a tradition of pulling out my old CD’s of “Dr. King’s greatest sermons” and sitting with my children as we listened to his most famous speeches on MLK…

“Making Peace Possible” – presentation to Saratoga Federated Church
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“Making Peace Possible” – presentation to Saratoga Federated Church

Our founder André Chapman was invited to speak at Saratoga Federated Church continuing with the Pastor’s message of “Filling the world with Gods Love: Making Peace Possible” in a society that celebrates hate, racism and bigotry while marginalizing Foster youth of color.

Looking for Normal
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Looking for Normal

COVID-19’s resurgence is both tragic and disheartening, especially having recently come off a period of steadily declining cases. We’re deep into pandemic fatigue, and with all the news about emerging variants, it’s hard to imagine a time when we will return to normal. But science tells us that normal — or something close to it…

Juneteenth 2021
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Juneteenth 2021

It’s Juneteenth, a celebration of the day in 1865 — more than two years after President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation — when enslaved people in Texas finally received word that they were free. We have much to celebrate. Finally, our nation is beginning to wake up and acknowledge the historical crimes against the African…

Dear George Floyd

Dear George Floyd

April 22, 2021 Dear George Floyd: Ten months ago, I wrote to you in the midst of our communities’ grief, anger, and hopelessness, praying that your soul would be at rest as the world came to your defense, finally joining together to say, “enough is enough.” Today, there are new words ringing in my ears:…